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Lasting Impressions: Interview with author Ross King (Defiant Spirits)
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Painting Canada: Tom Thomson and the Group of Seven – review
Not seen in this country since 1925, the work of Canada's Group of Seven proves a revelation, writes Laura Cumming
Here in Canada we a have national icon. His name is Tom Thomson. For a brief period of six years he painted brilliant paintings of Canada's north. His images are etched into the fabric of Canada's culture. Thousands of artists have been influenced by him. His life was cut short (age 40) by a canoe accident on Canoe Lake, Algonquin Park, Ontario in July 1917.
Art Country Canada Group of Seven TOM THOMSON
Tom Thomson, the brilliant, pioneering Canadian artist for whom the City of Owen Sounds Art Gallery is named, was born near Claremont, Ontario, northeast of Toronto on August 5, 1877, the sixth of ten children born to John Thomson and Margaret Matheson. Two months later, the family moved to their new home, Rose Hill, near Leith, eleven kilometres northeast of Owen Sound. It was in this quiet rolling country side, overlooking the shores of Georgian Bay that Thomson grew up. Thomson was…