BlogApril 13, 2017In 1918, while recovering from his recent nervous breakdown, Lawren Harris began to focus on a new architectural subject: recently constructed houses in Toronto’s unplanned, blue-collar suburbs. Located just outside city limits, these unregulated settlements were widely known as “shacktowns.” In 1920, one art critic described the artist as the...
BlogApril 6, 2017
Lawren Harris, A Row of Houses, Wellington StreetLawren Harris’ first major canvas depicting downtown Toronto housing
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