Emily Carr

Emily Carr The eccentric Canadian artist sits on a stool on the beach near Victoria, working on one of her beloved totem pole paintings.

"Heart of the Forest" 1935 Artist: Emily Carr

vufus: “Emily Carr - "Heart of the Forest" 1935 ” Emily Carr (December 1871 – March was a Canadian artist and writer heavily inspired by the Indigenous peoples of the Pacific Northwest.

How Emily Carr showed the world it's never too late for a career in art

How Emily Carr showed the world it's never too late for a career in art

Emily Carr (1871 – 1945) was born in Victoria, BC. An artist and writer heavily inspired by the indigenous peoples of the Pacific Northwest Coast. One of the first painters in Canada to adopt a modernist and post-impressionist painting style, Carr did not receive widespread recognition for her work until later in her life. As a writer, Carr was one of the earliest chroniclers of life in British Columbia. The Canadian Encyclopedia describes her as a "Canadian icon".

Emily Carr was born in Victoria, British Columbia on December Canadian artist and writer heavily inspired by the indigenous peoples of the Pacific Northwest Coast.

Emily Carr (1871-1945), Canadian / Indian War Canoe (Alert Bay), 1912 / Montreal Museum of Fine Arts

Emily Carr at Dulwich Picture Gallery – in pictures

Emily Carr Canadian / Indian War Canoe (Alert Bay), 1912 / Montreal Museum of Fine Arts

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