Analysis Of The Painting ' Cathedral Street '

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The painting “Cathedral Street, Woolloomooloo” 56x29 cm was painted by Jeffery Smart. Jeffery Smart was born in Adelaide South Australia in 1921, he attended the South Australia School of Arts & Crafts, and he finished school in 1941. He had travelled and studied in Europe from 1948 to 1950. Smart was involved in many things such as making the Australia radio and television program the “ Argonauts’’ and also took a role in a program under the pseudonyms “ Phidias” , he as a writer for the Daily Telegraph newspaper as an art critic. He lived in Italy in 1963, he’s into fine arts, he sees painting as a form of incarnation and a spirit man made in the world, “I am trying to paint the real world I live, as beautifully as I can with my own eye”. Smarts in to realistic paintings “I feel it sort of game if it’s just abstract’’. His held over 50 exhibitions of his artworks “Retrospective” was one of his artworks that were held in the Art Gallery of New South Wales, he’s been awarded for the Commonwealth Jubilee Art Prize in 1951. He painted ‘Cathedral Street’ with oil on canvas.
The second painting was painted by Edward Hopper “Nighthawks” 1942 oil on canvas. Hopper was born in New York a town on the Westside of Hudson River. His artistic abilities were encourage by his family. After he graduated high school, he studied at Correspondence School of IIustrating in New York in 1900 and finished in 1906. He has travelled to Paris and across Europe countries. The inspiration of the…
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