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Arthur Lismer

 (1885 - 1969)
Arthur Lismer was active/lived in Ontario, Nova Scotia, Quebec / Canada, England.  Arthur Lismer is known for modernist landscape painting, teaching.

Arthur Lismer

Arthur Lismer  RCA, CGP, CSPWC, OSA, SGA, LL.D (1885 - 1969)

"An understanding of psychology, a touch for the maternal, and a capacity for looking at the world through the eyes of a child  these are the marks of good guides and teachers."?(Arthur Lismer, 1948)

As an immigrant from England, Arthur Lismer was fascinated by the Canadian landscape of rocks, pines, and expansive stretches of tumultuous water and sky.  From 1920 he was a member of the Group of Seven*, painters who advocated a new Canadian art that expressed the spirit of the nation through its landscape.  Throughout his life he was a dedicated painter and draftsman and visionary teacher.

Lismer attended the Sheffield School of Art in the e  ...  Displaying 750 of 8701 characters.

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About  Arthur Lismer

Born:  1885 - Sheffield, England
Died:   1969 - Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Known for:  modernist landscape painting, teaching