The 1975 exhibition: Ottawa Exhibition
The Thirties: A Crash Course in the Facts of Life and Art
The Globe and Mail Weekend Magazine (Vol. 25, No. 4)
25 Jan 1975
An article on the economic, social and political history of Canada during the 1930s. The changes and trends in Canadian painting during this period are traced by the exhibition Canadian Painting in the Thirties, organized by and opening at the National Gallery of Canada. The show will travel to Vancouver, Toronto, Calgary, Edmonton, Saskatoon and Montreal. Article illustrated with coloor reproductions of Jack Humphrey?s Charlotte (1939), a detail of Miller Brittain?s Longshoremen (1940), Paul-Émile Borduas? Portrait of Maurice Gagnon (1937), Goodridge Roberts?s Marian (1937), Jean Paul Lemieux?s Lazarus (1941), Fred Varley?s Landscape with Eskimos, Baffin Island (1938), Paraskeva Clark?s Petroushka (1937), André Biéler?s Before the Auction (1938), Philip Surrey?s Sunday Afternoon (1939), Carl Schaefer?s Ontario Farmhouse (1939), Jock Macdonald?s Indian Burial, Nootka (1937).