Painting Canada: Tom Thomson and the Group of Seven
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Painting Canada: Tom Thomson and the Group of Seven

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Tom Thomson developed an artistic language that captured the unique qualities of the Canadian landscape - dazzling in color and in tune with the subtle changing of the seasons. After his untimely death, Thomson's friends organized a memorial exhibition, and followed this up by forming probably the most famous artistic force in Canadian art history: the Group of Seven. Lawr...more
Paperback, 208 pages
Published January 22nd 2013 by Philip Wilson Publishers (first published November 22nd 2011)
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Took the family to the exhibition at Dulwich Picture Gallery, the first of the Group of Seven in the UK since 1925.
A great day out. Thomson was star of the show, particularly his sketches, each of which creating a precise evocative scene using a small number of vibrant colours and vigorous brushwork.
Also enjoyed the late Lawren Harris paintings of the Arctic. Have always previously been unmoved by their geometric simplicity and seemingly naive symbolism, but they positively shone with light and...more
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