Articles tagged Tom Thomson and The Group of Seven

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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 […]

‘Hot Mush School: A Canadian Education’ – Tom Thomson and the Group of Seven

‘If dear reader, you examine this preface well, you will easily guess its purpose. I have written it because I want you to know me before you read me. Only in coffee houses and inns […]

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 […]

Meet Liz Charsley-Jory, Dulwich Picture Gallery’s new Canadian Artist in Residence

Dulwich Picture Gallery is excited to announce the commission of a new Canadian Artist in Residence, to coincide with its forthcoming exhibition Painting Canada: Tom Thomson and the Group of Seven. On 23 October Liz […]

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