Emily Carr and her monkey, Woo. She was such a strange bird in all the right ways. I recommend reading the article this photo links to. There's a great quote from the neighbour's father about Woo. Although I'd never myself go looking to buy a monkey, if the circumstances dictated that I must care for one I admit I'd be excited at the prospect :)
Emily Carr Mystery Solved
View and purchase full resolution image here. Yesterday’s “Can you Guess?” post was so much fun. Yes? It is indeed Emily Carr. The statue is located in the Victoria, British Columbia harbour near the Empress Hotel which you can see in the back ground. The specific location is on the corner of Government and Belleville…
Emily Carr - Biography of a Canadian Artist
Emily Carr - Biography of a Canadian Artist - Art History Archive Love the depth of it, and how there is the pops of brightness and light
Emily Carr painting sale sets auction record | CBC News
A record amount paid for a painting by Canadian artist Emily Carr helped the Heffel Fine Art Auction House set a sales record in its fall auction Thursday.
Famous Artists Photographed with their Dogs
We recently read an article in The New York Times examining the prevalence of dogs in art throughout the ages, and we got to thinking -- we know there are tons of musicians who love dogs (though writers, it seems, tend to be cat people), but what about the more visually-oriented artists? Since, a...
Great Canadians of the 20th Century #9
Emily Carr in her studio with Sunshine and Tumult , c. 1936 (photo: Harold Mortimer-Lamb; courtesy: National Gallery of Canada). Guest Co...
Sotheby’s Spring Auction: Up or Down – Canadian Art
Sotheby’s braves the financial landscape Monday, with classic Canadian works from Emily Carr and Jean Paul Lemieux on the block. Though restraint may be the watchword, there's no recession in...
You will have to experiment and try things out for yourself and you will not be sure of what you are doing. That's all right, you are feeling your way into the thing. - Emily Carr, artist