“Art, Music, Magic” – Featured in This Magazine
There are small, square and abstracted portraits of authors Smith likes, such as Margaret Atwood and poet bill bissett. Larger, rectangular and vertical views to towers and high rises suggest an interest in light and shadow, and how the two interact and are interdependent in the built environment. Smith applies the paint in one long brushstroke, allowing it to thin, the colour to fade and for the white of the canvas to show through. (Mind you this is one of the unfinished works in his studio.)
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