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Canadian Art Club

Overview page. Subjects: Art — History of the Americas.

A private exhibiting society of Canadian artists active in Toronto from 1907 to 1915. The main instigators of the Club were the painters Edmund Morris (1871–1913) and Curtis Williamson...

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cartoonists

Overview page. Subjects: History of the Americas — Art.

Editorial cartoons have been a ubiquitous feature of Canadian popular culture since well before Confederation. In many ways, the art and the country matured together, and these comic images...

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Diego Rivera

Overview page. Subjects: History of Art — Art — History of the Americas.

(1886–1957),

Mexico's most important twentieth-century artist. He was born in Guanajuato and died in Mexico City. Rivera studied

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Mexican Muralism

Overview page. Subjects: Art — History of the Americas.

Describes the revival of large-scale mural painting in Mexico in the 1920s and 30s. Left-wing in sentiment and essentially realist in style, its most famous exponent was Diego Rivera. It...

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Painters Eleven

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A group of Toronto abstract painters active from 1953 to 1960. The most important member was William Ronald. Apart from being abstract rather than figurative artists, the painters had...

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Paul Kane

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(b Mallow, Co. Cork, 3 Sept. 1810; d Toronto, 20 Feb. 1871).

Irish-born Canadian painter of landscape and Indian subjects. He was active mainly in Toronto, but he journeyed as ...

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Peter Pitseolak

Overview page. Subjects: History of the Americas — Photography and Photographs.

(1902–73), Canadian Inuit artist and photographer

from Baffin Island. Active initially in the fur trade, he acquired a camera in 1942 or 1943, and with his wife Aggeok took...

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Plasticiens

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Quebec painting movement. The Automatiste vogue created the mood for a return to a better-controlled and more orderly form of painting. A manifesto written by Rodolphe de Repentigny,...

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