• Emily Carr, A Canadian icon of art

    1 month ago - By Chez Namaste Nancy

    I was not ready for abstraction. I clung to earth and her dear shapes, her density, her herbage, her juice. I wanted her volume and I wanted to hear her throb "Art is art, nature is nature, you cannot improve upon it. .. Pictures should be inspired by nature, but made in the soul of the artist; it is the soul of the individual that counts."
    Emily Carr was a Canadian artist and writer who was inspired by the Indigenous peoples of the Pacific Northwest Coast. One of the first painters in Canada to adopt a Modernist and Post-Impressionist style, Carr did not receive widespread recognition...
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