(1886 - 1967)
John Goodwin Lyman was active/lived in Quebec, California, Maine / Canada, France. John Lyman is known for land/waterscape, figure and genre painting, teaching.
Biography John Lyman
John Goodwin Lyman CAS, EGP (1886 - 1967)
"In the 1930s, Montreal was the one centre in Canada that encouraged a
"modernist" approach to art, because of the influence of a single
artist: John Lyman." - Page 42, Landmarks of Canadian Art (1978), by Peter Mellen (see AskART book references).
John Goodwin Lyman was an important Canadian painter, draughtsman, art
critic, art theorist, educator and leader in the art community.
Hundreds of his works are in the permanent collections of Canadian
museums. However, his major role in the development of Canadian
art in the 20th century was as a bulwark against what he viewed as its
isolationism. Lyman was a key catalyst advocating the School o
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