An exhibition of work by Group of Seven artist Arthur Lismer.
This, the final in the series of exhibitions from the Sobey Collections, features the work of three Canadian landscape painters.
Twelve paintings were shown by Dutch-born, Quebec artist Cornelius Krieghoff (1815-1872), best known for his lively renditions of Quebec habitant life.
Examples of work by three of the founding members of the Group of Seven.
A display of paintings by three additional member of the Group of Seven and their colleague Tom Thomson.
The work of four young Canadian artists, guest curated by Halifax sculptor John Greer.
A major exhibition of paintings and drawings by Canadian artist Paraskeva Clark (c.1898). This presentation showed the influence of her Russian origins and of her association with other major Canadian artists and groups in the 1930s and 1940s.
This exhibition of approximately 45 paintings and 20 drawings and lithographs by Arthur Lismer focused on the years during which he resided in Bedford, Nova Scotia and was Principal of the Victoria School of Art and Design (now NSCAD University).
The work in the exhibition are studies of windows painted at different times of the day and night, open and closed, and in different contexts. The work is concerned with the formal qualities of surface and scale, as well as with the more personal and metaphorical aspects which the window image has for the artist.
The trilogy of print exhibitions from the Permanent Collection closed with a selection of lithographs.
An historic overview of impressions created by artists living in Nova Scotia from c.1750-1869.
As a sequel to the selection of etchings from the permanent collection, this showing featured engravings and woodcuts.