Into Your Collection – Ludwig Hirschfeld‑Mack’s ‘The Cigarette’

19 Aug 2019

We follow collections officer Roxanna Richens as she talks us through her deep admiration for Ludwig Hirschfeld-Mack’s abstract painting The Cigarette.

Could you see the cigarette in the painting before Roxanna pointed it out?

Ludwig Hirschfeld‑Mack
The Cigarette, c. 1950s
watercolour on spackle on cardboard
The University of Melbourne Art Collection
Gift of Mrs Olive Hirschfeld 1979