Saturday, September 18, 2010
1965 CBC Television Interview with Frederick Varley
A visit to Frederick Varley
Broadcast Date: April 20, 1965
Frederick Varley is unique among the members of the Group of Seven. He's celebrated for his skill as a painter of portraits rather than the moody landscapes that typify the Group's output. In this excerpt from the CBC TV series Other Voices, Varley discusses his approach to painting friends and commissioned portraits. Artist John Nichols pays him a visit and learns that Varley refuses to paint someone if they're too beautiful.
To view this CBC television interview with Frederick Varley, please click here.
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