Painting

© Mrs. Margaret Knox

Joe Lake, Algonquin Park, Ontario

Painting
Through his paintings, Harris wanted to lead the viewer to contemplate the divine forces in nature, and ultimately to a mystical experience of oneness with the universe. Here we see that he has reduced all forms to their basic essence, giving a sense of monumentality, permanence and timelessness.
Lawren Stewart Harris
c. 1920

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