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	Image: Dominic Smith © Stacy Sodolak

Michael Brand in conversation with Dominic Smith

The author discusses 'The last painting of Sara de Vos'

Dominic Smith’s latest novel – a gripping tale of a Dutch Golden Age painting and an art forgery that threatens to unravel the life of an Australian curator – is partly set here at the Art Gallery of NSW.

In this Art After Hours special event, Dominic will discuss his writing process and the thinking behind The last painting of Sara de Vos with the Gallery’s director Michael Brand. The talk will be followed by a book signing.

Dominic grew up in Sydney and now lives in Austin, Texas. He holds a Master in Fine Arts in writing from the Michener Center for Writers at the University of Texas. His short fiction has appeared in numerous journals and magazines, including The Atlantic Monthly, and has been nominated for a Pushcart Prize. His awards include the Dobie Paisano Fellowship, Sherwood Anderson Fiction Prize and Gulf Coast Fiction Prize, as well as a new works grant from the Literature Board of the Australia Council for the Arts. The last painting of Sara de Vos is his fourth novel.

Image: Dominic Smith © Stacy Sodolak

Wednesday 3 August 2016, 6.30pm

Free

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Entrance court