Painted Land: See Canada through the Group of Seven’s eyes

By TVO News - Published on October 20, 2015
Author and photographer Joanie McGuffin in a canoe on the Montreal River.
Author and photographer Joanie McGuffin searches for a Group of Seven painting site.

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Looking for an rich, interactive experience based on the documentary Painted Land: In Search of the Group of Seven? Take your film experience a step further with Painted Land online, which allows visitors to transpose some key Group of Seven paintings over the original landscapes upon which they were based. Use still photography, HD videos and audio clips to understand the work of Lawren Harris, A.Y. Jackson, Arthur Lismer and others in a whole new way. 

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Watch the film below to join authors and wilderness photographers Joanie and Gary McGuffin and art historian Michael Burtch as they explore the actual locations in northern Ontario that were the basis for some of the Group of Seven’s most iconic works of art.

 

 

 

 

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