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The Group of Seven and Tom Thomson : an introduction

Author: Anne Newlands
Publisher: Willowdale, Ontario : Firefly Books, [1995] ©1995
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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For decades, the paintings of the Group of Seven have been instantly familiar to Canadians. But in the early part of the 20th century, these artists were engaged in a struggle for acceptance, mocked by critics and the public alike. Who were the Group of Seven? In "The Group of Seven and Tom Thomson," author Anne Newlands explores the ambitions and visions of this unique cast of characters, capturing the cultural and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Illustrated works
Named Person: Tom Thomson; Tom Thomson; Tom Thomson; Tom Thomson
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Anne Newlands
ISBN: 1895565545 9781895565546
OCLC Number: 31779511
Description: 64 p. : ill. (some col.), map, ports. ; 24 cm
Contents: Turn-of-the-century Toronto --
Who were the Group of Seven? --
The need to be different --
How did they meet? --
The Arts and Letters Club --
Introducing Lawren Harris --
Urban scenes and industry --
The Scandinavian influence --
A.Y. Jackson moves to Toronto --
Places to paint in the city --
Friendships and exchanges --
From panel to canvas --
Arthur Lismer discovers the north --
Portrait of an artist --
Algonquin Park: autumn 1914 --
MacDonald battles the critics --
Years of tragedy --
The artists reunite --
Meet Franklin Carmichael --
They form the Group of Seven --
Georgian Bay --
Algoma country --
Lake Superior --
Rural harmony --
The effects of industry --
The Rocky Mountains --
Portraits --
To the Arctic and beyond --
After the group disbands --
Sketching grounds.
Responsibility: Anne Newlands.
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An introduction to the artists who symbolise the Canadian spirit.  Read more...

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A great book for the Canadian art lover -- especially landscape fans.-- (08/25/2000)

 
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