Tag Archives: Group of Seven

Better late than never

I grew up in Buffalo almost literally in the shadow of the Albright-Knox Art Gallery. Its mission throughout the 20th century was “enhancing the understanding and appreciation of contemporary and modern art.” Meanwhile, one of the great 20th century art movements was blooming just across the Niagara River in Ontario. Seymour Knox and his curators […]

Not a Hudson River School Painter

Two people at this event have commented that I paint like a Group of Seven painter. I’ve been perplexed along with being utterly delighted. Very few non-painters in the US have any idea who these brilliant Canadian painters were. I adore them, not only for their mastery of paint handling and composition, but because their inspiration […]