The Aesthetic of the Northland

Black Bay, northeastern Georgian Bay, August 20200. Photo by Douglas Hunter

The good people at the Network in Canadian History & Environment (NiCHE) asked me to contribute an essay to a series marking the 100th anniversary of the formation of the Canadian landscape art collective, the Group of Seven. Fresh from a boat trip up eastern Georgian Bay, through many locales where members of the Group painted during and before its formation, I was happy to oblige. The essay draws on my research for my work-in-progress on A.Y. Jackson. You can read it here.

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  1. Your article on Jackson’s unknown landscape is most interesting and I feel would be a delight for readers of the FoTTSA publication, the Tiny Cottager distributed to all residents of Tiny Township. Would you be willing to have it published in the spring edition? I’m a friend of Don Breithaupt’s and read your artticle as a result of his brother, Ross, discovering it and posting on FB. I’d love to get in touch about this. My husband, Doug Kirk, is on the board of FoTTSA. (Federation of Tiny Township Shoreline Associations)

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