Magnetic North: Imagining Canada in Painting, 1910-1940

Mar 11

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In the early 20th century, artists such as Emily Carr, Tom Thomson, and members of what would become the Group of Seven, transformed Post-Impressionism techniques into new ways of interpreting the Canadian landscape. They reimagined the natural world producing vibrant works that would define Canada and Canadian art for decades to come. Magnetic North features 90 artworks and incorporates Indigenous perspectives, while exploring issues related to national identity.

Acknowledgement

Organized by the SCHIRN KUNSTHALLE FRANKFURT, the Art Gallery of Ontario, and the National Gallery of Canada, with the generous support of the Government of Canada.

Venue

Schirn Kunsthalle Frankfurt
Römerberg 60311, Frankfurt am Main

Language

English, German