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Emily Carr artwork emerges during Consignor Canadian Fine Art roadshow

An Emily Carr painting uncovered in Calgary last summer will go up for auction next week at an estimated value between $150,000 and $175,000.

The find occurred during a 10-city, cross-country art roadshow by Consignor Canadian Fine Art, during which members of the public were invited to bring in works of art for valuation. 252 more words

Local News

Klee Wyck- May Your Spirit Run and Glide and Soar

Last Sunday I went to a concert that included a performance by the boys choir my daughter-in-law conducts.  One of the pieces they sang was written by Vancouver composer Brian Tate.   286 more words


Miss Hargreaves Strikes Again!

Two posts for the price of one today! This is loosely connected to the 1968 Club because Stuck in a Book Simon has reviewed the autobiography of Frank Baker, who wrote the wonderful, wonderful, wonderful Miss Hargreaves, and when I came across this picture quite a while ago it reminded me of her. 656 more words


Scratch Cake

“If you’re going to lick the icing off somebody else’s cake you won’t be nourished and it won’t do you any good, or you might find the cake had caraway seeds and you hate them.”

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Emily Carr: Into the Forest

The Vancouver Art Gallery is home to the finest collection of Emily Carr works in the world. This exhibition highlights her paintings of the British Columbia landscape from the early days of her career to her final stages of her life. 441 more words

Research And Reflection

1937: Forest

Emily Carr: Forest Interior in Shafts of Light (c. 1935-1937)