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Emily Carr : New Perspectives on a Canadian Icon

Carr, Emily

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ISBN 10: 1553651731 / ISBN 13: 9781553651734
Published by Douglas & McIntyre, Limited, Vancouver, BC, Canada, 2006
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Title: Emily Carr : New Perspectives on a Canadian ...

Publisher: Douglas & McIntyre, Limited, Vancouver, BC, Canada

Publication Date: 2006

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:New

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Emily Carr’s life and work are familiar, but what kind of world shaped this fascinating artist? In the rigid Victorian era, she championed Northwest monumental art. A nature lover, she kept a boardinghouse in the city. Ten essays by distinguished curators and critics offer compelling insight, examining Carr’s interactions with other artists, the influence on her work by the First Nations, and the cultural zeitgeist that shaped her goals and aesthetic. Hundreds of images form a vivid narrative of the times.

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Ian M. Thom is a Senior Curator-Historical at the Vancouver Art Gallery. Involved in Canadian art museums for more than thirty years, he has also held senior curatorial positions at the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria and the McMichael Canadian Art Collection. He has organized more than one hundred exhibitions and written numerous articles and authored or co-authored many books, including Robert Davidson: Eagle of the Dawn, Andy Warhol: Images, Art BC, E.J. Hughes, Takao Tanabe, B.C. Binning, Emily Carr: New Perspectives on a Canadian Icon and Challenging Traditions: Contemporary First Nations Art of the Northwest Coast. He lives in Vancouver, BC. Charles C. Hill, Curator of Canadian Art at the National Gallery of Canada, studied at McGill University and the University of Toronto.

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