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Stephanie Aitken: paintings that create an equivalence for nature

Whenever I respond strongly to art, I always try to figure out why. If it’s an ‘I hate that!’ response, I ask myself if the work or works in question pushed one or more of my buttons in some way. 724 more words


More on Emily Carr, and the rest of the day in London

At the end of the exhibition are two paintings which sort of sum up the artistic career of Emily Carr.  Both of Beacon Hill in Victoria, where she lived most of her life.  302 more words

My Travels

Emily Carr - Artist of British Columbia

We went to Dulwich Picture Gallery to see drawings and paintings by Emily Carr (1871-1945), the daughter of English traders living in Victoria on Vancouver Island. 282 more words

My Travels

From the sublime to modernism: Peder Balke at the National Gallery and Emily Carr at the Dulwich Picture Gallery.

Off the beaten track: Antonia Jackson discovers the beautiful landscapes of Peder Balke (1804-1887) at the National Gallery and Emily Carr (1871-1945) at the Dulwich Picture Gallery. 676 more words


The Colour of Black in Rugs

The Dahlia is dip-dyed in 2 different lengths of wool, to make the petals easy to hook. The black background suspends the dahlia in shadow and makes it pop. 294 more words

Fiber Art

1.5 Dulwich Picture Gallery: Emily Carr exhibition

It’s been a while since I went to the Dulwich Picture Gallery, but I’m so glad I made the trek. It was a poster that I saw on at my train station for the Emily Carr exhibition that kept catching my eye, depicting her ‘Indian Church’. 65 more words

Tree time

I have already written about trees in winter and wanted to add to my remarks after visiting an extraordinary ‘tree cathedral’ on my way to teach at… 161 more words