Exhibition Talk – The Myth of Wilderness and Ecology of Lake Superior’s North Shore

I was delighted to give a talk for the SCHIRN Kunsthalle Frankfurt impulse lecture series, as part of the programming surrounding their exhibition: Magnetic North. Imagining Canada in Painting 1910-1940. Here, I offer an alternative perspective on the commonly-adopted national and wilderness narratives surrounding the Canadian Group of Seven, and instead consider their coastal lake-scapes … Continue reading Exhibition Talk – The Myth of Wilderness and Ecology of Lake Superior’s North Shore

New Publication – An Arctic Impressionism? Anna Boberg and the Lofoten Islands

Boats with Nets. Study from Lofoten. (n.d.). Anna Boberg. Oil on canvas mounted on board, 24 x 19.5cm. Collection of the Nationalmuseum, Stockholm. Image: Linn Ahlgren/Nationalmuseum. A very short excerpt from my chapter in Mapping Impressionist Painting in Transnational Contexts (eds. Emily C. Burns and Alice M. Rudy Price, Routledge 2021), 90. "The dusty pinks … Continue reading New Publication – An Arctic Impressionism? Anna Boberg and the Lofoten Islands