Articles tagged Painting Canada

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Klee Wyck

By 1927, Emily Carr had given up her boarding house and was making a living breeding bobtails (sheepdogs) and making and selling pottery knick-knacks decorated with ‘Indian’ designs to tourists keen to acquire a piece […]

Dulwich Woods Trees

While the Painting Canada exhibition was on at Dulwich Picture Gallery, I took a group from the Salmon Youth Centre in Bermondsey up to Dulwich Woods. It was a cold, damp December day and there […]

Coast to Coast with Tom Thomson and the Group of Seven – A new group

Julian Beecroft’s trans-Canada blog A new group The disbanding of the Group of Seven in early 1933 may have been prompted by the death of J.E.H. MacDonald in November the previous year, but it was […]

Scottish artist Leo du Feu responds to Painting Canada: Tom Thomson and the Group of Seven

In summer 2010 I spent six weeks travelling across Canada thanks to an art travel scholarship awarded to me by the Royal Over-Seas League. The inspiration for my trip was the Canadian Group of Seven. […]

Coast to Coast with Tom Thomson and the Group of Seven: The Rockies to Vancouver

Julian Beecroft’s trans-Canada blog The Rockies to Vancouver Harris’s mountains In 1924, the same year J.E.H. MacDonald first visited Lake O’Hara, Lawren Harris discovered the Rockies for himself. On this first occasion he travelled with […]

Coast to Coast with Tom Thomson and the Group of Seven: Winnipeg to the Rockies

Julian Beecroft’s trans-Canada blog Winnipeg to the Rockies Every modern country has its defining photograph, the one image which, more than any other, encapsulates its people’s sense of who they are and what they stand […]

Coast to Coast with Tom Thomson and the Group of Seven – Northern Ontario (west)

Julian Beecroft’s trans-Canada blog Northern Ontario (west) The North Shore of Lake Superior By September 1921, after several journeys to Algoma over four successive years, Lawren Harris was beginning to tire of its opulence. So, […]

Coast to Coast with Tom Thomson and the Group of Seven: Northern Ontario (east)

Julian Beecroft’s trans-Canada blog A Northern Silver Mine One artist is missing from the famous 1920 photo of the Group of Seven (see blog post dated 02.09.11) taken at Toronto’s Arts and Letters Club. I […]

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