Meet the Group of Seven (Snapshots (Paperback)
Images of People and Places in History)
Kids Can Press, 9781525301346, 48pp.
Publication Date: October 1, 2019
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Just in time for the 100th anniversary of the Group of Seven's first exhibition, here's a reissue of a must-have reference, produced in collaboration with the Art Gallery of Ontario. Filled with illustrations, photographs and stunning reproductions of more than forty masterpieces, the book describes how the group formed, how and where they painted, their influence on Canadian art and more. It offers a perfect introduction to critical thinking about visual arts and biographies of artists. It's also an excellent social studies resource on Canadian heritage and history.
Original Group of Seven artists: Franklin Carmichael, Lawren Harris, A. Y. Jackson, Frank Johnston, Arthur Lismer, J. E. H. MacDonald and Frederick H. Varley.
About the Author
Educator and artist David Wistow is an interpretive planner emeritus at the Art Gallery of Ontario. He is also the author of several books for adults, including Tom Thomson and the Group of Seven. He lives in Toronto, Ontario.
Kelly McKinley is a Canadian art museum educator who now works as the deputy director at the Oakland Museum of California. She has spent almost 30 years crafting programs that nurture a love of art and museums in people of all ages. She lives in San Francisco, California.