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Mystic Landscapes at the AGO

Who knew these three paintings were originally meant to be a triptych? I certainly didn’t; but now that they’ve been arranged¬†together for the first time (for the exhibition… 562 more words

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Part 5: Tom Thomson the Artist (updated November 20, 2016)

Residing for the past thirty years in the Humber River Valley, within sight of the McMichael Gallery – that quintessential Thomson shrine – and canoeing a sizeable portion of Algonquin Park, has been more than slightly conducive to a close study of the works of Tom Thomson. 562 more words

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Fall

So coming up next week the DH and I are celebrating our 14th wedding anniversary. You can say it was love at first sight, because it really was. 415 more words

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Autumn Foliage

Tom Thomson (1877 Р1917)  was an influential Canadian artist of the early 20th century. He directly influenced a group of Canadian painters that would come to be known as the Group of Seven, and though he died before they formally formed, he is sometimes incorrectly credited as being a member of the group itself. 78 more words

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Tom The Canoeist, Part 4: The Territory: Algonquin Park (updated December 2, 2016)

It can be succinctly stated that Tom Thomson, in his five or so years of seasonal residency in the Park, visited most of Algonquin’s approximate 3,000 square-miles via canoe or on foot. 886 more words

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Tom Thomson's Shack, Jack Bush socks and an excellent exhibition by Coleen Heslin

We ventured up to Kleinburg today for a visit to the McMichael Canadian Collection. This is their 50th year. I can remember my first time there as a child on a school trip. 1,056 more words

Tom the Canoeist, Part 3: The Gear (updated November 4, 2016)

Having surveyed the academic issues and situated Tom Thomson within Canadian canoeing traditions, it’s appropriate now to look more attentively at the gear he used – how it affects my evaluation of his canoeing/camping cred – and for any insights it may provide into his life and times. 2,353 more words

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