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The Outing of a Canadian Icon (Audio)

July 6th, 2009

Revisionist history has never been so fabulous! Dennis Reid presents new research that suggests that one of Canada’s most popular nineteenth century painters was, actually, gay. Dennis Reid is the AGO Chief Curator, Research, and an eminent historian of Canadian art.

Recorded: Saturday June 27
Duration: 32:45

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  • Jeffrey

    I find it interesting that this would in any way be relevant to the mans art. I guess it is really important for your self serving agenda, whatever that is.

  • Jeffrey

    I find it interesting that this would in any way be relevant to the mans art. I guess it is really important for your self serving agenda, whatever that is.

  • alexanderdan

    ‘ A boon for Queer History’… I agree in some sense, however, there were so many artists (heroes at that) of the same era in Europe that were notoriously homosexual, if Krieghoff was too, all the power to Mr Reid, but it seems peripheral to the work as it doesn’t openly or obviously speak to those truths.

  • alexanderdan

    ‘ A boon for Queer History’… I agree in some sense, however, there were so many artists (heroes at that) of the same era in Europe that were notoriously homosexual, if Krieghoff was too, all the power to Mr Reid, but it seems peripheral to the work as it doesn’t openly or obviously speak to those truths.

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