(1920 - 1999)
David Smith was active/lived in United Kingdom. David Smith is known for land-and seascape painting (Antarctica).
Biography David Smith
Obituary. The Independent, September 9, 1999
by David Cohen
Unfazed in his loyalty to the documentary role of the artist, he was ever determined to capture the spirit of places, seeking out exotic locales. The freshness and penetrating vision he brought to his work, however, was anything but traditionalist. While he will probably be best remembered for his extraordinary images of Antarctica, the results of two extended voyages to that icy region, his fascination with the sea also took him across the globe to Japan, as well as around the shorelines of Britain.
He was born in Lowestoft, Suffolk, in 1920 to a fishing family. He would accompany his father aboard his drifter, The Kipper, for several day
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