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The Art of Emily Carr: Shadbolt, Doris

The Art of Emily Carr

Shadbolt, Doris

ISBN 10: 0772012555 / ISBN 13: 9780772012555
Published by Clarke, Irwin/Douglas & McIntyre, Toronto and Vancouver, 1979
Condition: Very good Hardcover
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Folio. 223pp. Brown cloth hardcover with title on spine. Color illustrated dust jacket. Photographic end sheets. Signed by author on title page. Light shelf wear to dust jacket. Bookseller Inventory # 4946

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Title: The Art of Emily Carr

Publisher: Clarke, Irwin/Douglas & McIntyre, Toronto and Vancouver

Publication Date: 1979

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Very good

Dust Jacket Condition: very good

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: First Edition.

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Flawless prose, splendid reproduction, handsome design an apt showcase for the artist who painted some of Canada’s most magnificent paintings.

This book represents the culmination of Doris Shadbolt's long fascination with the work of Carr, a painter she views as one of the strongest and most individual of Canadian artists. It reflects more than a decade of meticulous research, and excerpts form Carr’s own prolific writings have been skillfully woven into the narrative, combining with exquisite reproductions of over 200 paintings, charcoals and drawings, two thirds of them in colour, almost all of them specially photographed for this book.

Never swallowed by the mainstream in art. Emily Carr remained extraordinarily loyal to her inner vision. The world she created lingers persuasively in the Canadian psyche.

About the Author:

Doris Shadbolt’s long association with the museum world has included positions at the Art Gallery of Toronto (now the Art Gallery of Ontario), the National Gallery of Canada in Ottawa and the Metropolitan Museum in New York, but chiefly she is known for her curatorial work at the Vancouver Art Gallery, where she remained for more than twenty-five years. She has authored and edited numerous books, including The Art of Emily Carr, Bill Reid, The Complete Writings of Emily Carr and Visions: Contemporary Art in Canada.

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