Group of Seven and Tom Thomson by Anne Newlands
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Group of Seven and Tom Thomson
By Anne Newlands

The Group of Seven and Tom Thomson

An Introduction

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Group of Seven and Tom Thomson by Anne Newlands

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Canada's most renowned artists, the Group of Seven and Tom Thomson, celebrated the country's wild beauty. They saw in the untamed land a reflection of the national spirit, and called themselves "adventurers in paint". For decades, their work has 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. In The Group of Seven and Tom Thomson, author Anne Newlands explores the ambitions and visions of the artists, capturing the cultural and historical realities of their time and bringing to life their artistic response to the Canadian wilderness. The book is illustrated with 40 colour works of landscapes, portraits and urban scenes, as well as black and white archival photographs. Readers are introduced to the artists as well as their locations - turn-of-the-century Toronto, Ontario's wilderness, the Rocky Mountains and the Arctic. Writing with insight and enthusiasm, Anne Newlands offers an informative introduction to the lives, the work and the times of these important artists.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781895565546
ISBN-10: 1895565545
Format: Paperback
(229mm x 229mm x 4mm)
Pages: 64
Imprint: Firefly Books Ltd
Publisher: Firefly Books Ltd
Publish Date: 31-Dec-1995
Country of Publication: Canada

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Author Biography - Anne Newlands

Anne Newlands has written several books on Canadian art and artists, including Canadian Paintings, Prints and Drawings, Canadian Art: From Its Beginnings to 2000 and Emily Carr: An Introduction to Her Life and Art. She was an art museum educator at the National Gallery of Canada for 25 years and currently works at the Canadian Museum of Civilisation.

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