(1887 - 1974)
Kathleen Jean Munn was active/lived in Ontario, New York / Canada. Kathleen Munn is known for landscape, figure, biblical themes, still life, abstraction.
Biography Kathleen Munn
"Kathleen Munn, Life and Work" by Georgiana Uhlyarik
Kathleen Munn (1887–1974) is recognized today as a pioneer of modern art in Canada, though she remained on the periphery of the Canadian art scene during her lifetime. She imagined conventional subjects in a radically new visual vocabulary as she combined the traditions of European art with modern art studies in New York. She died at age eighty-seven, unaware that her long-held hope for “a possible future for my work” was about to become reality.
Kathleen Jean Munn was born into a large, closely knit middle-class family in Toronto in 1887. The Munns’ background was Methodist, but religion did not play a role in family life. James and Catherine (née Wetherald) Munn owned
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