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j-IE i.-y-p of seven artists whose 
- :'.-rci arc here exhibited have 
I :cr several years held a like 
•.-Isicr concerning Art inCanada. 
Tr.iy Lre all imbued with the 
idea ih-t an Art must grow and 
f!ov?er in the lar.d before the country will be a 
real h&- e for its people. »^ 

^ That this Art w.l! difier from the Art of the 
r.Tst, ar.d :rc— the rrtscnt day Art, of any people; 
- ;erEed;r.g r.othir.g. cnly adding to what has 
i-n dcre. A'-SO i: ietrr.s inevitable v.-hen some- 
t'.y.- vital and d;s-.:r.c;ive arises it will be met — 

(:) by ridicule, ab-se or indifference, 

(2) The SD-called Art lovers, having a deeply 
rooted idea that Art is a matter of picture 
bcyir.g lhrcj.;h -.he medium of the auc- 
tior.eer or dealer, v.'iil refuse to recognize 
arythir.g that does not come up to the 
ccTT.mercialired. iraported standard of the 
picture-sale rooa. 

prefer t: 

en-ich the salesman than 
actions by artists native to 
the la::''. \'.b.rse wcrk is more distinctive, 
tdviial - * - 





. and of greater value to the 

ic) The — c-e sc;hi::icated v/ill n;tet it with: 
"If > &u have r.o traditions, no background, 
no Art is rcssibls." Howthen dotraditions 
arise? Or they will tay that anything 

produced wiD shortly 
seded — which is to si 
been . ' ever w.-1'l te woi 

will say ir.y:h:-. ; th 
patting their c.-.t. taci 
Art and country. 

Finally: A very small i 
ir.di\*idua!s, realizing tl 

s*.- derends upci 
Vrcrd?,i:s Dfeds. a-.d i 
ing that Art is ar. es»tnt 
existence th*y \vi'A we 
any form cf Art expre: 
interprets the spirit of 

5 The artists here represei 
tence of being the only one 
significant work. But they d( 
hc!d that their work is sigi 
value to the country. Th 
A. E. Russell, the Irish write; 
can ever hope to rise beyond 
where there is not unbounded 

Its humanity can do. 


do not believe they can eqi 
stature of any hunianity wh 
this world, then they had b 
becosse servants to somiC su 

^ A word as you view the pi 
invite adverse critidsm. ] 
greatest evil they have to cc 
they would ask ycu — do yo 
contain only what you alread 
they argue, that you should 1 
pictts-es that thaw you what 
see for yoorsd^wt. 


I shortly die dnd be super- 

3 is to say that, nothing has 
•in bs worth the 'doing. They 

■thin; that sounds erudite, 
D'A-n tacks at the evpense of 

y small gro-jp of intelligent 
sa'.Lzir.g that I'r.i greatness of 
ends upon three things: "its 
eds. ar.d its Art." Rccogniz- 
ar. ei-tr.tial quality in human 
• wi'H welcome and support 
^rt expression that sincerely 
spirit of a nation's growth. 

represented make no pre- 
only ones in Canada doing 
I'jt they do r.iost emphatically 
:k is significant and of real 
tr>-. They also hold with 
"Ish writer, "that no country 
c beyond a vulgar mediocrity 
sbounded confidence in what 
3." And that, "if a people 
r can equal or surpass 
anity which has been npcn 
ey had better emigrate and 

some superior people." 

ew the pictures. The artiste 
icism. Indifference is the 
ave to contend with. But 
: — do you read books that 
oj already know? If not, 
I should hardly want to tec 
yoa what you can already 



MAY 7th-. MAY 27th 
19.0 . 







Frank Cakmichael 

1. Sprir.f . 

2. Auvjmri SurJiiiit 

J. November 

4. An Au'.umn Lar.4«ei^ 

5 , 6. Sk«tch«t. ««ch 

* 7-14. 8k«tehc* ••eh 

L' . Harris 

15. Portrait 

16. Portrait 

17. Portrait 

18. Po.-tr«i: 








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