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Emily Carr

After the Picasso exhibition at the Vancouver Art Gallery, Emily Carr never looked better. When I first moved to Canada, I didn’t get what the fuss was about with regard to this B.C. 44 more words


Regarding Emily Carr

take a warm pull off that cigarette
hug the tree – fallen leaves – her dress on the ground
it’s the artist woman you can’t stand… 136 more words

Martin Durkin

Fortney: Glenbow Museum to celebrate art collection during 50-year festivities

When people mark a milestone birthday, it’s often a combination of celebration, nostalgic reflection and taking inventory of all that’s come before.

When Melanie Kjorlien and her team at Glenbow began preparing for the 50th anniversary this weekend of the Calgary museum, the same kind of thinking came into play. 729 more words

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It Tends Toward Upward


I’ve seen it in the rainforest north of Juneau, where the fluffy moss puffs up like thick cat fur on the rotting logs, growing toward the sun, and I’ve seen it in Sequoia where the dark, thick redwoods just keep flinging their massive trunks upward. 251 more words

Randy Hasper

A Canadian Interlude: Emily Carr on "Remittance Men"

Emily Carr, Growing Pains: An Autobiography (1946)

I wouldn’t normally discuss a book written by a Canadian here, since that contravenes the essential principle of this site, but, being… 338 more words


Canadian Artist Terrill Welch Above the Stacks with Emily Carr

Canadian Artist Terrill Welch’s  solo show “Above the Stacks – land and sea” is up at the at the Emily Carr Branch of the Greater Victoria Library for September and October of 2016. 766 more words

Oil Paintings