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A.Y. Jackson

A Love for the Land

by Wayne Larsen

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artists, architects, photographers, canadian
list price: $15.95
also available: eBook Hardcover
published: 2003
publisher: Dundurn
  • Winner, Dewey Diva Pick
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A founding member of the Group of Seven, A.Y. Jackson portrayed the Canadian landscape in a bold and inventive manner. His paintings show us the vastness and diversity of our country and illustrate a key chapter in the story of Canada’s coming of age as a nation.

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Contributor notes

Wayne Larsen is a Montreal-based journalist and editor. He has worked as a copy-editor at Reader's Digest, has edited several books, and is currently editor of the Westmount Examiner.

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Editorial Review

Through anecdotes and excerpts from Jacksons writings, Larsen portrays the public man as good-humoured and outgoing but the private man remains opaque.

— Canada's History Magazine
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About the Author

Wayne Larsen

Wayne Larsen is a Montreal artist, editor, and writer whose work has appeared in a wide variety of publications. Currently, he teaches graduate-level journalism at Concordia University and is the author of A.Y. Jackson: The Life of a Landscape Painter and James Wilson Morrice: Painter of Light and Shadow. He lives in Verdun, QC.

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