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"The Promise of Canada" by Charlotte Gray

With the ground shaking under our feet and accepted truths under attack, how better to prepare for the challenges ahead, than to remind ourselves of who we are, and what we represent? 732 more words


Where the Universe Sings gives us a portrait of painter Lawren Harris

When Lawren Harris’s Mountain Forms sold for $11.2 million at auction last November, it set a new record for a Canadian painting. But it was an honour the painter had already held twice before. 515 more words


Mystical Landscapes

Mystical Landscapes is totally my thing- when I paint I’m bringing forth an essence of what I feel from the earth. Usually it’s an energy or emotion, which I try to convey through colour and brush strokes to offer a sense of movement, like the earth is breathing. 309 more words

Canadian Art

Now Representing Renowned Canadian Artist Angela Grossmann

While still a student at Emily Carr College (now Institute) of Art and Design in 1985, Angela Grossmann was introduced as one of the Vancouver Art Gallery’s “Young Romantic” painters most likely to influence the course of painting in that decade. 342 more words

Canadian Art

Sombreness Sunlit

Emily Carr is a Canadian artist from British Columbia. Some of her paintings display totem poles native to her homeland, and I like those, but this painting swept me up in its wind of light. 57 more words


BC Premier Clark Supports Removing Emily Carr Paintings

The government approach to art – a stand against oil or a cash grab?

Despite protests the BC government will continue to remove all oil paintings from government funded museums. 244 more words