"A timely contribution that provides a historical perspective on current discussions about who is and who is not American, and about whose history matters, and raises questions about political uses of the past, historical imaginings, and evidentiary constraints."
After a promising interview with Lord Beaverbrook on his candidacy as a war artist, Private A.Y. Jackson returned to his base in August 1917 and shocking news: Tom Thomson was dead.
A.Y. Jackson and Scotland’s artists
Charles Hodge Mackie, Entrance to the Grand Canal, Venice. By 1912. National Galleries, Scotland. As I researched my forthcoming book on A.Y. Jackson, Robin Rodger, a documentation officer in the collections department of the Royal Scottish Academy of Art & Architecture, was a big help in sorting out A.Y. Jackson's relationship with several leading British... Continue Reading →