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| 19 min

This short documentary looks at the work of artist Arthur Lismer, a member of the Group of Seven, emphasizing his contribution to art education and to Canadian art. At the Montreal Art Centre we see how children learn the independence of creative self-expression in art.

  • director
    Allan Wargon
  • script
    Allan Wargon
  • producer
    Tom Daly
  • photography
    Robert Humble
  • sound
    Stanley Lambourne
  • editing
    Victor Jobin
  • music
    Maurice Blackburn


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Ages 14 to 17

Arts Education - Visual Arts

Have students write a paper or draw a picture on the ways Lismer has captured the Canadian landscape in his painting. Have students analyze his style and compare it that of to other members of the Group of Seven. How does Lismer distinguish himself? Have students create a painting in the style of Lismer and hang the finished products.

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