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This blog documents Myth of the Steersman, an installation by Marcel O’Gorman designed for an exhibition called “Searching for Tom,” curated by Virginia Eichhorn of the Tom Thomson Art Gallery.

Tom Thomson (1877-1917) is one of Canada’s best-known artists. He had a great influence on The Group of Seven before his mysterious death on Canoe Lake in Algonquin Park.

For more details about Tom Thomson and to see an overview of Myth of the Steersman as it was initially proposed, click here.

To interact directly with the canoe in the gallery, click here.

To return to the main page for Myth of the Steersman, click here.

This project was made possible through financial assistance from the Gamble Family Award. Pouya Emami and the staff of THEMUSEUM played a key role in the project’s execution.

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