Why is the "Group of Seven" the most influential group of painters in Canada?
Hollywood movies and European-styled paintings were showing a false image of Canada. "Many Canadians felt a growing need to portray their land more honestly."1 The Group of Seven was a group of landscape painters who took up the challenge and transformed the misleading and stereotyped ways that Canada and its people were portrayed in. The seven founding artists of the famous Group were: Lawren S. Harris, J.E.H. MacDonald, Arthur Lismer, Frederick Varley, Frank Johnston, Franklin Carmichael and A.Y. Jackson.
Before the Group of Seven emerged from Toronto, Canadian landscape painting often i…
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