Art Stories

Ross King on Lawren Harris’ Icebergs, Disco Bay, Greenland

In this episode, Governor General award-winning author Ross King discusses Lawren Harris’ 1930 sketch, Iceberg, Disco Bay, Greenland (1930)Ross King is the author of Defiant Spirits: The Modernist Revolution of the Group of Seven

Special thanks to the Estate of Lawren Harris and Library and Archives Canada for allowing us to share footage filmed by Lawren Harris on his 1930 trip to the Arctic on the S.S. Beothic.


Lisa Christensen on J.E.H. MacDonald’s Mt. Odaray, Lake O’Hara Area


Charles C. Hill on Autumn Hillside
by Franklin Carmichael

Ross King on Sketch in Algoma
by Frank Johnston


Lisa Christensen on Hazy Day, Mount Oderey
by J.E.H. MacDonald

Nancy Townshend on Chinook IV
by Marion Nicoll

Chris Flodberg on his Mountain series

Ian Dejardin on A Like Vision: The Group of Seven at 100 at the McMichael Collection

Lisa Christensen on Pair of Oxen and Deer in Winter
by Maud Lewis

Leslie Drisdale on Event in Ottawa
by Molly Lamb Bobak

Dr. Roald Nasgaard on Rouge, Mon Amour
by Jean McEwen

Monique Westra on Bijoux Broyés by Jean Paul Riopelle


David Silcox on Algonquin Park
by Arthur Lismer

Amy Dryer on Dwelling Place


Lisa Christensen on Cliff and Mountain Lake by J.E.H. MacDonald

Monique Westra on Silvers by Joe Fafard