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Emily Carr--Victoria's Georgia O'Keeffe

Emily Carr, the extraordinary modernist, lived in a house just catty corner from where I am staying at the James Bay Inn. In fact, she actually died in this very building, but I was reassured that her room was in what is now the pub, so I am unlikely to see her ghost on the second floor. 89 more words

Emily Carr : From the Forest to the Sea @ the A.G.O.

I’ve always felt guilty about my feelings towards Emily Carr‘s paintings. I felt like I should like them more than I do. I felt like maybe I was missing something. 282 more words

Art

Emily Carr

excerpts from
whosoever has let a minotaur enter them or a sonnet—

) FROM THE INSIDE OUT

chaos/ begins. skin.
a tornado of dickcissels vaults lawn chair, a damaged sad… 591 more words

Poetry

Two Museums

Today’s post is about two of Toronto’s many outstanding museums.  I’m focusing on these because you may not think of these for children and also because they are the two that I happen to have visited this past weekend. 499 more words

Canada

Hard-Hitting Bloomington Jefferson Softball Team Expects To Make State

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – At Bloomington Jefferson, making the state tournament isn’t a goal. It’s an expectation.

That’s what happens when you’ve been there each of the last four years. 294 more words

Local

David Heffel on Why He Loves Canadian Art

 via artnet News

Heffel Fine Art Auction House specializes in works by important contemporary and historical Canadian artists. Started in 1978 by their father, Kenneth G. 1,347 more words

Art

Emily Carr at the AGO

I thought I knew about Emily Carr. After all, she comes from British Columbia, her iconic paintings of totems and trees are familiar, and I own (but have not read) a book she wrote that I was given in high school. 645 more words

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