Canadian Painting in the Thirties

The 1975 exhibition: Media Index

Coffee-table Books Homemaker's Magazine -
Bringing Old Worlds Back to Life Metcalfe Intowner 01 Jan 1974
Canadian Painting in the 1930s Whig Standard 15 Nov 1974
Friday Night Whig Standard 15 Nov 1974
Friday Night Whig Standard 22 Nov 1974
About the Gallery Oshawa Times 02 Dec 1974
Hill At Gallery Oshawa Times 05 Dec 1974
Canadian Heritage Series Guest Oshawa Times 07 Dec 1974
Peinture canadienne des années trente (advertisement) Arts Canada 21 Dec 1974
The National Gallery of Canada - Ottawa (advertisement) Art Magazine (Vol. 6, No. 20) 21 Dec 1974
Canadalainen maalaustaide 30-luvulla Canadan Uutiset 01 Jan 1975
Manifestations diverses L'Association de la Galerie national d'Ottawa: Bulletin 01 Jan 1975
Painters of the Thirties National Gallery Association of Ottawa: Bulletin 01 Jan 1975
Canadian Painting in the Thirties Canadian Antiques Collector (Vol. 10, No. 1) 01 Jan 1975
Canadian Painting in the Thirties (advertisement) Canadian Antiques Collector (Vol. 10, No. 1) 01 Jan 1975
Kanadische Malerei der dreissiger Jahre Courier 02 Jan 1975
Untitled Ottawa Journal 03 Jan 1975
Untitled The New Homeland 04 Jan 1975
Du gratuit, du solide, du grossier, du tragique Le Maclean 05 Jan 1975
Events of Note at National Gallery The Times-Journal 09 Jan 1975
Canadese Schilderkunst in de Dertiger Jaren The Windmill Herald 13 Jan 1975
Canadian Painting in the Thirties National Gallery of Canada: Press Release 14 Jan 1975
La peinture canadienne des années trente Galerie nationale du Canada: Communiqué de presse 14 Jan 1975
Malarstwo Kanadyjskie lat trzydziestych Związkowiec Styczeń 14 Jan 1975
Canadian Paintings in the Thirties Calvinist-Contact 20 Jan 1975
Untitled The Sun Times 23 Jan 1975
Exposition de peinture canadienne à Ottawa La Tribune 24 Jan 1975
La peinture canadienne des années trente Le Nouvelliste 24 Jan 1975
À la Galerie: La peinture canadienne des années trente Le Droit 25 Jan 1975
La dépression des années 30 a donné un nouveau visage à la peinture canadienne Perspectives (Vol. 17, No. 4) 25 Jan 1975
Prime Minister to Open Canadian Exhibition Ottawa Journal 25 Jan 1975
Show Traces Art, After Group of 7 Sault Ste. Marie Star 25 Jan 1975
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
Untitled Dimanche-Matin 26 Jan 1975
PM to Open Exhibition Star Phoenix 27 Jan 1975
Potpourri Halifax Chronicle Herald 27 Jan 1975
Potpourri The Mail Star 27 Jan 1975
Canadian Paintings will go on Tour The Daily Reporter 28 Jan 1975
New Collection Shows Growth of Art The Albertan 28 Jan 1975
PM Opens Canadian Painting Exhibition Daily Herald Tribune 28 Jan 1975
PM to Open Art Exhibit The Windsor Star 28 Jan 1975
PM to Open Art Exhibition St. John's Evening Telegram 28 Jan 1975
PM to Open Exhibit Moose Jaw Times Herald 28 Jan 1975
PM to Open Exhibit of Canada Paintings Prince George Citizen 28 Jan 1975
To Open Exhibit The Chronicle Journal 28 Jan 1975
Trudeau to Open Exhibition Truro Daily News 28 Jan 1975
Trudeau to Open Painting Exhibit Lethbridge Herald 28 Jan 1975
Trudeau Will Open Canadian Art Exhibit The Leader Post 28 Jan 1975
Trudeau Will Open Show on 1930s The Record 28 Jan 1975
Canadian Paintings Moncton Transcript 29 Jan 1975
Plan to Show Art Exhibit across Nation The Sudbury Star 29 Jan 1975
Invitation to the Opening of the Exhibition: Canadian Painting in the Thirties National Gallery of Canada 30 Jan 1975
Les années 30 La Presse 30 Jan 1975
Trudeau to Open Art Exhibit London Evening Free Press 30 Jan 1975
Trudeau to Open Exhibition Kingston Whig Standard 30 Jan 1975
Trudeau to Open Gallery Exhibit The Observer 30 Jan 1975
1930s Come Alive at National Gallery Ottawa Journal 31 Jan 1975
Back to the 30s Ottawa Journal 31 Jan 1975
Canadian Painting of 1930s on Display in Ottawa to March 2 North Bay Nugget 31 Jan 1975
Canadian Painting of the 30s Winnipeg Tribune 31 Jan 1975
Entertainment Nanaimo Free Press 31 Jan 1975
Exhibit Opening The Chronicle Journal 31 Jan 1975
La peinture canadienne des années trente / Canadian Painting in the Thirties Information Canada - Information Bulletin / Bulletin d'information 31 Jan 1975
PM Opens 1930s Exhibit at Gallery Ottawa Citizen 31 Jan 1975
Trudeau to Open Gallery in Ottawa The Pioneer Journal 31 Jan 1975
Trudeaus Go to an Opening Night The Toronto Star 31 Jan 1975
Trudeaus View Art Exhibit The Observer 31 Jan 1975
Une exposition d'envergure Le Droit 31 Jan 1975
1930s Dress for Exhibit at National Art Gallery Northern Daily News 01 Feb 1975
Around the Arts Winnipeg Free Press 01 Feb 1975
Art The Montreal Star 01 Feb 1975
Canadian Painting in the Thirties (advertisement) What's on in Ottawa / Voici Ottawa (Vol. 18, No. 1) 01 Feb 1975
Canadian Painting in the Thirties (newspaper advertisement) The Toronto Star 01 Feb 1975
Canadian Painting in the Thirties (newspaper advertisement) The Globe and Mail 01 Feb 1975
Canadian Painting in the Thirties (newspaper advertisement) The Montreal Star 01 Feb 1975
Canadian Painting in the Thirties (newspaper advertisement) The Gazette 01 Feb 1975
Canadian Painting in the Thirties / La peinture canadienne des années trente What's on in Ottawa / Voici Ottawa (Vol. 18, No. 1) 01 Feb 1975
Exhibit Opening Telegraph Journal 01 Feb 1975
Exhibit Opens The Sun Times 01 Feb 1975
Galerie nationale du Canada Expositions Le Droit 01 Feb 1975
Galerie nationale du Canada Expositions: Films Le Droit 01 Feb 1975
Opening with a 1930s Flavour Ottawa Journal 01 Feb 1975
Paintings Displayed Cape Breton Post 01 Feb 1975
Peinture canadienne des années trente Le Devoir 01 Feb 1975
Straw Boaters and Boas Set Scene for Opening The Mercury 01 Feb 1975
Thirties Art: Style without Emotion The Globe and Mail 01 Feb 1975
Untitled The Standard 01 Feb 1975
Canadian Paintings The Times News 03 Feb 1975
No Period Dress for PM at Gallery Halifax Chronicle Herald 03 Feb 1975
PM at Art Party The Globe and Mail 03 Feb 1975
Gallery Roundup The Montreal Star 05 Feb 1975
National Gallery The Nepean Clarion 05 Feb 1975
Canadian Painting Exhibit will Tour Prince Rupert News 07 Feb 1975
Canadian Paintings Whig Standard 07 Feb 1975
Entertainment Briefs The Times 07 Feb 1975
Entertainment Briefs Daily News 07 Feb 1975
Untitled Le Droit 07 Feb 1975
Art The Montreal Star 08 Feb 1975
Art in '30s set for Calgary The Calgary Albertan 08 Feb 1975
Art in the '30s - a Period of Adjustment The Citizen 08 Feb 1975
Canadian Painting in the Thirties (newspaper advertisement) The Gazette 08 Feb 1975
Canadian Painting in the Thirties (newspaper advertisement) The Globe and Mail 08 Feb 1975
Canadian Painting in the Thirties (newspaper advertisement) The Montreal Star 08 Feb 1975
Canadian Painting in the Thirties (newspaper advertisement) The Toronto Star 08 Feb 1975
Canadian Painting in the Thirties (newspaper advertisement) The Citizen 08 Feb 1975
La peinture canadienne des années Le Jour 08 Feb 1975
National Gallery of Canada: Gallery Talks, Films, Course (newspaper advertisement) The Citizen 08 Feb 1975
Ottawa Exhibition Winnipeg Tribune 08 Feb 1975
Peinture canadienne des années trente Le Devoir 08 Feb 1975
Peinture canadienne des années trente (newspaper advertisement) La Presse 08 Feb 1975
The Arts: Films at Gallery Ottawa Journal 08 Feb 1975
The Edinborough Column Financial Post 08 Feb 1975
Painting in the '30s: A World Apart - 10 Feb 1975
CBC-TV: Sunday March 9: 4:30 - 5:00 pm - Network Programme: Arts Magazine' 75 Government of Canada: Memorandum 13 Feb 1975
Untitled Le Droit 14 Feb 1975
A Zesty, Difficult, Creative Time for Our Art Lives Again Financial Post 15 Feb 1975
Art The Montreal Star 15 Feb 1975
Art News and Views Ottawa Journal 15 Feb 1975
Galerie nationale du Canada: Films, Causerie, Cours (newspaper advertisement) Le Droit 15 Feb 1975
Ottawa has Two Fine Shows The Gazette 15 Feb 1975
Peinture canadienne des années trente (newspaper advertisement) Le Droit 15 Feb 1975
Peinture des années 30: Une époque de transition Le Droit 15 Feb 1975
Canadian Painting in the Thirties, National Gallery of Canada, until March 2 Carleton University: The Charlatan 21 Feb 1975
PM Declares Exhibit Open Penticton Herald 21 Feb 1975
Art News and Views Ottawa Journal 22 Feb 1975
Galerie nationale du Canada: Causerie, conference Le Droit 22 Feb 1975
Peinture canadienne des années trente (newspaper advertisement) Le Droit 22 Feb 1975
La peinture canadienne des années trente à la Galerie nationale Hebdo Canada (Vol. 3, No. 9) 26 Feb 1975
National Gallery Shows Canadian Painting of the Thirties Canada Weekly (Vol. 3, No. 9) 26 Feb 1975
Art The Montreal Star 01 Mar 1975
Canadian Painting in the Thirties (advertisement) Arts Canada (Vol. 32, No. 1) 01 Mar 1975
The Arts Tomorrow Ottawa Journal 01 Mar 1975
Calendar of Events Evening Telegram 21 Mar 1975
Arte E Pittura CIAO Magazine 21 Mar 1975
Canadian Painting in the Thirties at the National Gallery of Canada Art Magazine (Vol. 6, No. 21) 21 Mar 1975
Another Age of Revolution The Globe and Mail 29 Mar 1975
April Special Events: Lecture: Canadian Painting in the Thirties by Charles Hill Vanguard 01 Apr 1975
Art History Films: Canadian Painting in the 30's Vanguard 01 Apr 1975
Canadian Painting in the Thirties Vanguard 01 Apr 1975
Canadian Painting in the Thirties: Lecture by Charles Hill Vanguard 01 Apr 1975
Canadian Painting in the Thirties: Notes from a Fast View Through Vanguard 01 Apr 1975
Galeria Internacional Artes Visuales: Museo de Arte Moderns (No. 6) 01 Apr 1975
D'un canal à l'autre Le Droit 04 Apr 1975
At the Art Gallery of Ontario Cobourg Star 07 Apr 1975
Lecture Fails to Illuminate Show of Depression Art Pacific Tribune 11 Apr 1975
Depression Art Mounted Vancouver Province 12 Apr 1975
Canadian Painting in the 30's: Interview, Toronto National Gallery of Canada, Memo 08 May 1975
Cahier des Arts Le Devoir 10 May 1975
Printed Part of Total Event / Book Covers Art in the '30s Edmonton Journal 17 May 1975
Untitled The Toronto Star 23 May 1975
History Lessons in Painting, Sculpture The Globe and Mail 24 May 1975
Painting in the '30s The Liberal 28 May 1975
The Art Gallery of Ontario in June Malton Pilot 29 May 1975
The Art Gallery of Ontario in June Peel Reporter 29 May 1975
Canadian Painting in the Thirties City Dweller 01 Jun 1975
La peinture des années trente à la Galerie nationale du Canada L'Information Médicale et Paramédicale 03 Jun 1975
The Survivors of the Harsh Decade Look Back The Globe and Mail 03 Jun 1975
The Art Gallery of Ontario in June Toronto Gerrard Tribune 05 Jun 1975
The Art Gallery of Ontario in June Toronto Scarboro Tribune 05 Jun 1975
The Art Gallery of Ontario in June Toronto Danforth Tribune 05 Jun 1975
The Art Gallery of Ontario in June Toronto Leaside Tribune 05 Jun 1975
The Art Gallery of Ontario in June Toronto Beaches Tribune 05 Jun 1975
Art of the Thirties in Major Exhibition The Expositor 07 Jun 1975
A Book-Catalogue of Canadian Art Windsor Daily Star 14 Jun 1975
Peinture des années trente Canada d'aujourd'hui (No. 32) 01 Jul 1975
Canadian Art of the 30s, As Seen from the East The Albertan 26 Jul 1975
Films Accompany Art Exhibits South Side Mirror 31 Jul 1975
Depression Art The Herald 01 Aug 1975
Dirty Thirties Art Enjoys Renaissance The Herald 01 Aug 1975
Toward a People's Art New Canada 01 Aug 1975
30s Clothes Featured at '30s Art Exhibit Edmonton Journal 30 Aug 1975
At the Musée d'art contemporain Montreal Star 30 Aug 1975
Depression on Canvas The Gateway 04 Sep 1975
Nostalgia Hits Gallery Edmonton Journal 06 Sep 1975
Canadian Painting in the Thirties Evening Telegram 07 Sep 1975
Canadian Painting in the Thirties Folio (Vol. 3, No. 10) 01 Oct 1975
La peinture canadienne des années trente Co-operation 03 Oct 1975
Untitled The Daily Gleaner 07 Oct 1975
Untitled Star Phoenix 10 Oct 1975
Canadian Painting in the Thirties Government of Canada: Memorandum 07 Nov 1975
Trois expositions importantes au Musée d'art contemporain La Presse 20 Nov 1975
Along a New Path The Star 06 Dec 1975
Folle et sage peinture de nos années trente La Presse 06 Dec 1975
Smile Brings Relief to '30s Art Show The Gazette 06 Dec 1975
Peinture canadienne des années trente Ateliers (MAC) 01 Jan 1976
1975-76 Concert Season: Series The Chamber Players of Toronto: 1975-76 Concert Season 24 Jan 1976
À la défense de Barbeau La Presse 28 Feb 1976
La peinture des années trente au Québec / Painting in Quebec in the Thirties The Journal of Canadian Art History (Vol. 3, Nos. 1 & 2) 21 Sep 1976
Untitled Art Bulletin 01 Sep 1977
Pictures from the 1930's (Reference for NFB film) The Video Source Book 01 Jan 1980
National Gallery of Canada Premieres Canadian Artists Films National Gallery of Canada: Communiqué 05 Mar 1980
Another Facet to Adaskin 75th Times - Colonist 21 Mar 1981
The Concept of 'regionalism' in Canadian Art History The Journal of Canadian Art History (Vol. 10, No. 1) 01 Jan 1987
Canadian Memory Fund - Canadian Painting in the Thirties: Internal Communiqué / Fonds de la mémoire canadienne - Peinture canadienne des années trente : Communiqué interne National Gallery of Canada 24 May 2007

Photographs

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.

Interview

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.