'The most important influence on an artist is his or her environment'
In my opinion,
This is especially true of Jeffrey Smart, as he chooses in his art to portray scenes of modern architecture. Since childhood, where his first ambition was to be an architect, he has harboured a fascination for constructions such as freeways, towers, factories, tracks and high rise buildings, which he finds exciting and beautiful, and he has based his style around the strong, simple, geometric shapes and lines that can be seen in them.
He strives in his artwork to achieve the perfect composition of shape, balance, colour and light and what he calls the "fundamental aesthetic principal" of absolute stillness in his paintings, and in this way he attempts to convey his concept of beauty to the people viewing his artwork.
He uses the Golden Section, which has been talked about by another