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Defiant spirits : the modernist revolution of the Group of Seven

Author: Ross King; McMichael Canadian Art Collection.
Publisher: Kleinburg, Ont. : McMichael Canadian Art Collection, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A Globe 100 Book of the Year for 2010. A Governor General's Award - winning author recounts the turbulent years during which a group of young Canadian painters went from obscurity to international  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ross King; McMichael Canadian Art Collection.
ISBN: 9781553653622 1553653629 9781553658825 1553658825 9781553658078 1553658078
OCLC Number: 646566507
Notes: Co-published by: Douglas & McIntyre.
Description: xii, 492 pages, [24] pages of plates : illustrations (some color), portraits ; 24 cm
Contents: A wild deserted spot --
This wealthy promised land --
Ein Toronto realist --
Eerie wilderness --
Life on the Mississagi --
Wild men of the North --
The Infanticist school --
The happy isles --
Rites of Paysage --
The young school --
Men with good red blood in their veins --
The great explosion --
White feathers and tangled gardens --
The line of beauty --
Imperishable splendour --
Shades of grey --
The vortex of war --
The dweller on the threshold --
The great Konodian army --
The spirit of young Canada --
A septenary fatality --
Are these new Canadian painters crazy? --
Multiples of ugliness --
By the shining big-sea-water --
Gypsies, lepers and freaks --
Wembley --
Epilogue : The end of the trail.
Responsibility: Ross King.

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