Kathleen Munn, Part 1: Cows on a Hillside (c. 1916)

Who Is Kathleen Munn? Because I admire rebels, few artists have intrigued me to the same degree as the talented Canadian pioneer of modern art, Kathleen Jean Munn. Born into a Toronto family in 1887, Munn benefited from her family’s support in both her artistic education and career. Munn developed a devotion to international modernism…

Kathleen Munn: Horses (c.1927)

Kathleen Munn: Pioneer of Modern Art Kathleen Jean Munn (1887– October 19, 1974) is recognized today as a pioneer of modern art in Canada, though she remained on the periphery of the Canadian art scene during her lifetime. She imagined conventional subjects in a radically new visual vocabulary as she combined the traditions of European…