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Thursday Challenge - ARCHITECTURE

On our October trip to Victoria, we spent some time walking around the James Bay area. One afternoon we happened to choose Government Street, on which sits the house of Emily Carr (Canadian artist – 1871 to 1945). 170 more words

Thursday Challenge

Credit to a Curator

It might be said that a curator (of an art exhibition) is doing their job when they aren’t even noticed or thought about by the visitor to an exhibit. 305 more words

Landscape Painting

FROM THE FOREST TO THE SEA: EMILY CARR IN BRITISH COLUMBIA │ Dulwich Picture Gallery, London → 8 March 2015

Self-portrait, 1938-39. Photograph: National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa

Happiness, 1939. Photograph: University of Victoria Art Collection

Windswept Trees, c1937-38 by Emily Carr. Photograph: University of Victoria Art Collection… 509 more words


Emily Carr’s quest to record Canadian indigenous culture took her to places even the Mounties dared not go

Twenty or so years ago, I drove into a remote Native Canadian village in the immense pine-covered mountains of northern British Columbia to see dark columns crowding the roadside and nearby river bank — what I took for a brief instant for telegraph posts. 1,679 more words


Emily Carr, artist and coloniser: mutliple identities

The Canadian artist, Emily Carr, died in 1945, leaving behind her stacks of paintings, many of which you can see via the Vancouver Art

Gallery website at… 2,821 more words

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Emily Carr Exhibit at Dulwich Picture Gallery, London, England

On November 1st, the Dulwich Picture Gallery in London, England will open its six-month long Emily Carr exhibit. The Dulwich Picture Gallery was founded in 1811 and owns one of the finest collections of Old Master paintings in the world, amongst which  works by—the little known outside of Canada—Carr will soon hang. 17 more words