The World of Tom Thomson

  title={The World of Tom Thomson},
  author={Joan Murray},
  journal={Journal of Canadian Studies/Revue d'{\'e}tudes canadiennes},
  pages={5 - 51}
  • J. Murray
  • Published 1 August 1991
  • Sociology
  • Journal of Canadian Studies/Revue d'études canadiennes
Abstract: The study of Tom Thomson is a central focus of Canadian art history. In this monograph Joan Murray adds to the seminal work she did on his art in 1971, offering a new view of his work as archival and environmental. She reinforces her essay with crucial new information on Thomson’s family mentor. Dr. William Brodie. In the article she examines the way Thomson painted, how he used the land as subject matter, and what he meant by his work. A second section deals with Thomson’s work after… 
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