The first major retrospective of the last member to join the Group of Seven, L.L. Fitzgerald
Into the Light: The Art of Lionel LeMoine FitzGerald, is a comprehensive and diverse examination of the impact and lasting influence of Lionel LeMoine FitzGerald, the last member of the Group of Seven, joining in 1932, and the only member to live in western Canada. Co-curated by Sarah Milroy, Chief Curator and Ian A.C. Dejardin, Executive Director of the McMichael Canadian Art Collection, the exhibition will present more than 200 paintings, drawings and prints, in partnership with the Winnipeg Art Gallery. This scholarly publication will examine the artists' practice and inspirations through a selection of the exhibition works and essay contributions by the curators, Winnipeg Art Gallery Chief Curator Andrew Kear, artists Pierre Dorion, Robert Houle and Wanda Koop, writer Robert Enright and prominent Canadian art historians Michael Parke-Taylor and Dr. Oliver A.I. Botar.