Sunday, June 5, 2011

The Morrisseau Time Machine (Part II)

When: July 11, 1979;
Where: McMichael Canadian Art Collection, Kleinburg, Ontario

Norval Morrisseau in the Tom Thomson Shack
© McMichael Canadian Art Collection Archives
Photography by Ian Samson

"I can just feel vibrations of Tom Thomson going right through my hands." [1]

Norval Morrisseau

[1] - As noted to Robert McMichael while painted at Tom Thomson shack on an easel Tom Thomson created.

NOTE: In 1955, Robert McMichael and his wife Signe (died July 4, 2007) began collecting Canadian paintings by the Group of Seven and other Canadian artists. The couple established the McMichael Canadian Art Collection in Kleinburg, Ontario which now contains some 6,000 Canadian works.

>>> Reference post:
- The Morrisseau Time Machine (Part I).

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