Monday's Muse: Lawren Harris - Stephanie Thomas Berry
“Art is long. Life is short. A picture can become for us a highway between a particular thing and a universal feeling.” ---Lawren Harris
WAS IT ART OR PROPAGANDA?: New book looks at a public art project that helped Canada establish its national identity
It was one of the largest public art projects in Canadian history. Between 1942 and 1963, a series of more than 100 silkscreen prints by 54 of the country’s top artists – including members of the Group of Seven and their associates.
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Lawren S. Harris: 1885-1970 – Daily Art Fixx
Born on October 23, 1885 in Brantford, Ontario, Canada, Lawren Stewart Harris is widely credited for the formation of the well known Canadian collective called the Group of Seven. Harris grew up in a privileged, conservative, and religious family. His family’s wealth enabled him to focus on painting from an early age and from 1904-1908, […]
Paint it or rape it: would the Group of Seven condone the tar sands?
Rather like waiting for a London bus, you wait some time for a decent exhibition of landscape art and then two come along at once, or, at least, one behind the other. Just opened at the Royal Academy in Piccadilly, London, is the much anticipated and now much applauded Hockney extravaganza, A Bigger Picture. In a manner more akin to a major ...