SmithCreeksideGrasses Gordon Smith, Creekside Grasses, 2009.

Gordon Smith

 

Chosen by: Herman Kao, Member of the Vancouver Art Gallery’s Young Associates

 

Aside from being a stunningly beautiful painting, I am intrigued by how it is at once abstract and photographic, static and dynamic, visually complex and yet so simple and straight-forward in subject matter. 

 

Gordon Smith, Creekside Grasses, 2009, acrylic on canvas. Collection of the Vancouver Art Gallery, Gift of Gordon and Marion Smith. Photo: Trevor Mills, Vancouver Art Gallery.

 

 

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