The birches Thomson chose are
stellar. And not just as stanchions but by
what they champion: they are upright features
Of our landscape, like solid men. 191 more words
Tom Thomson’s two greatest paintings now hang together at the National Gallery of Canada, and they have never looked so good.
The Jack Pine and The West Wind were made by Thomson in 1917, not long before he drowned in his beloved Algonquin Park, and now they’re the stars in Masterpiece in Focus, the gallery’s rotating exhibition of important works that have been restored. 518 more words
I mentioned previously that I “splurged” at the AGO and bought admission to the “Francis Bacon and Henry Moore: Terror and Beauty” exhibit. I’d studied Francis Bacon in university (one of my classmates did a really good presentation on him), so paying the $5.50 extra to get admission didn’t seem like a lot. 251 more words