The 1975 exhibition: Ottawa Exhibition
Les années 30
30 Jan 1975
Announcement of the opening of the Canadian Painting in the Thirties exhibition, at the National Gallery of Canada until March 2, 1975. The exhibition traces the evolution of painting in Canada from the nationalist milieu of Toronto to the internationalist school of Montreal. It will be opened on January 30, 1975 at 9 p.m. by Prime Minister Pierre Elliott Trudeau before going on tour at the Vancouver Art Gallery, the Art Gallery of Ontario, the Glenbow Alberta Institute, the Edmonton Art Gallery, the Saskatoon Gallery and Conservatory Corporation, and the Musée d?art contemporain de Montréal. The exhibition was organized by Charles Hill, Assistant Curator of Post-Confederation Art, and includes more than 100 works. Hill has written a bilingual, two-volume catalogue that includes seven studies, along with reproductions of all the works and documentary photographs of the artists. The announcement is illustrated with Miller Brittain?s Longshoremen (1940).