Saturday, May 8, 2010

Frank Black, 'By the Magnetewan,' 1948.

I lifted this picture from Paul Dorsey's Dali House. This picture by Frank Black caught my eye, possibly because it showed how strong the influence of the Group of Seven had become in Canada.

The limited palette, the clunky landscape, the crooked hydro poles, and the delightful play of light make this a work suitable for any distinguished collection.

Frank and his wife at the opening of the Halton Hills Arts and Cultural Centre, 1982.

Check out Paul's story, by clicking here. Its a good read.

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