Glossary of terms and artists

This glossary has a list of useful terms to know when thinking about art. It also displays all the artists we have looked at in the course.


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Group of Seven

The group of seven were seven Canadian artists who exhibited their works together in the 1920's. The group consisted of: Lawren Harris, A. J. Casson, Arthur Lismer, A. Y. Jackson, and Franklin Carmichael, Emily Carr, and Frank Johnson.

For more information:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Group_of_Seven_(artists)

Gustav Klimt

Gustav Klimt was an Austrian symbolist painter. Some of his well known paintings are:
The Kiss, 1907–1908
Adele Bloch-Bauer I, 1907