Halifax Explosion Events, Meeting, Galleries

Arthur Lismer and The Drama of a City

When: Oct. 12-Dec. 17 2017

The influential principal of the Victoria School of Art and Design (now NSCAD University) and co-founder of landscape titans the Group of Seven, Arthur Lismer remains the great grandaddy of Canadian art. Here, an under-discussed side of his legacy—his works as a commercial illustrator—are highlighted, particularly those used in various publications to document the aftermath of the Halifax Explosion.

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