"King's book does an excellent job of exploring the roles of these visionary individuals in the shaping of an artistic cultural identity."—Publishers Weekly
"King’s writing is characterized by clarity, compassion, and humanist intelligence.
we feel we’ve actually met these individualsthe goal of any good biography."Library Journal
"[Defiant Spirits] is a paradigm shift. With his usual spirited prose and faultless research, King makes internationalists out of the Group of Seven"Canadian Art
About the Author
Ross King is the author of three previous best-selling art history books, including Brunelleschi's Dome, which won the 2001 Book Sense Book of the Year Award for Adult Nonfiction and The Judgment of Paris, winner of the Governor General's Award for Non-Fiction in Canada. He lives in England, near Oxford.