“The breath of the Four Seasons must ever be our basic inspiration.” — J.E.H. MacDonald, A Landmark of Canadian Art (1917) Canada is celebrated for its four beautiful and distinct seasons, which have especially inspired our landscape painters. Riots of colour in the fall leaves, soft quietude in the winter snow, the fresh promise of spring green, and the long hours of the summer sun are all vividly expressed in the painted canvases throughout this four-part exhibition. Drawn entirely from the permanent collection of the McMichael Canadian Art Collection, the masters of each season come forward in full colour as four galleries are dedicated to each of the four seasons: winter, fall, summer and spring.
Curated by Sarah Stanners