O’Keeffe, Preston, Cossington Smith Making Modernism

Art Exhibition currently on at Art Gallery of New South Wales in New South Wales, Australia. Published by Art Gallery of New South Wales on Thursday 27 October 2016. Saturday 01 July 2017 to Monday 02 October 2017.

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The iconic art of American Georgia O’Keeffe alongside modernist masterpieces by pioneering Australian artists Margaret Preston and Grace Cossington Smith.

This ground-breaking exhibition draws together around 30 works by each artist from the breadth of their careers.

While O’Keeffe, Preston and Cossington Smith developed highly individual styles, they are connected by their choice of subject, their experimentation with light, colour and form, and their commitment to presenting alternative ways of seeing the world. Each artist identified in their paintings a personalised or modernised sense of place, and in so doing developed new art forms that expressed something of the identity and culture of their respective nations.

O’Keeffe, Preston, Cossington Smith: Making Modernism is presented by the Heide Museum of Modern Art and the Art Gallery of NSW in partnership with the Georgia O’Keeffe Museum, Santa Fe and the Queensland Art Gallery.

https://www.artgallery.nsw.gov.au/exhibitions/okeeffe-preston-cossington-smith/