A like vision : the Group of Seven & Tom Thomson
Book
2020
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"A like vision is a lavish celebration of the legacy of Tom Thomson and the Group of Seven, Canada's canonical landscape painters. The Group's depiction of the rugged beauty of the Canadian landscape - from the coastal mountains of British Columbia to the north shore of Lake Superior, the villages of rural Quebec, and the rocky, windswept coves of Newfoundland - charged Canadians to experience their country in a bold new light and changed the face of Canadian art forever. Through their vigorous and expressive painterly style and vibrant colours, the Group of Seven significantly contributed to Canada's sense of autonomy and identity as a modern state in the aftermath of the First World War. Featuring three hundred full-colour images, A Like Vision includes a lead essay by Ian A.C. Dejardin, Executive Director of the McMichael Canadian Art Collection, and contributions by a host of artists, curators, and writers. Among them are Indigenous art historian and curator Gerald McMaster, filmmaker Jennifer Baichwal, novelists David Macfarlane and Jane Urquhart, painters John Hartman and Robert Houle, and Inuk writer Tarrilik Duffy. One hundred years on from the Group's first exhibition in 1920, A Like Vision is both a chance to review the Group's legacy and a tribute to these giants of Canadian art and culture."--Provided by publisher.

Item Details
Subjects:
Group of Seven (Group of artists) -- Exhibitions.
Landscape painting, Canadian -- 20th century -- Exhibitions.
Landscapes in art -- Exhibitions.
McMichael Canadian Art Collection -- Exhibitions.
Painting -- Ontario -- Vaughan -- Exhibitions.
Thomson, Tom, 1877-1917 -- Exhibitions.
Genre:
Exhibition catalogs.
Other Authors:
Dejardin, Ian A. C., 1955- editor.
McMichael Canadian Art Collection, host institution.
Milroy, Sarah, editor, writer of introduction.
ISBN:
9781773102054
1773102052
Description:
331 pages : chiefly illustrations ; 29 cm
Notes:
Edited by Ian A.C. Dejardin and Sarah Milroy, with an introduction by Sarah Milroy.
Lead essay titled The Group of Seven & Tom Thomson written by Ian A.C. Dejardin.
Published in conjunction with the exhibition A Like Vision : The Group of Seven at 100, organized by the McMichael Canadian Art Collection, January 25, 2020 to November 2021.
Canadiana.
Link to PAC
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