Canadian Painting in the Thirties

The 1975 exhibition: Catalogue Reviews

Du gratuit, du solide, du grossier, du tragique
Le Maclean
05 Jan 1975

Journalist Guy Robert praises the National Gallery of Canada for the excellence of its new publications, one of which is the impressive catalogue signed by Charles Hill that accompanies the Canadian Painting in the Thirties exhibition. It has 222 pages and includes some 100 illustrations and a large bibliography.


Images of the exhibition's installation, the opening ceremony and official visits.

Media Coverage

Almost 200 newspaper and magazine articles in English, French and other languages: reviews, details of the Canadian tour, lectures, films and special events.


Audio clip of curator Charles Hill interviewed by CBC's Carol Bishop. Includes Pierre Trudeau's opening speech.

NFB Film

Derek May's 1977 documentary Pictures From the 1930s looks at the exhibition in the context of the Depression, with newsreel footage of the day.