'The Lacquer room' by Grace Cossington Smith

Australia, 1979

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Episode number 7 of Series “The Australian eye II”.
Painted in mid-career, “The Lacquer room” shows Grace Cossington Smith’s mature, Cezanne-influenced style and demonstrates her instinctive ability to bring forms up to a frontal plane in Post-Impressionist rejection of traditional perspective.

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