Emily Carr

"Totem and Forest"

Collection of the Vancouver Art Gallery, Emily Carr Trust, VAG 42.3.1, Photo: Trevor Mills, VAG.

Her art went largely unrecognized in her lifetime, but now, more than a century after spending time in London as an art student, Emily Carr is having a major show there. more

Mar 3, 2015 8:14 PM BLOGS & BUZZ

The Royal BC Museum has meticulously packed up 25 remarkable paintings and sketches by the iconic Canadian artist and writer Emily Carr, in preparation for a loan to the Dulwich Picture Gallery in London, UK. more

Oct 12, 2014 3:59 PM BLOGS & BUZZ

The Royal BC Museum has agreed to support the Dulwich Picture Art Gallery, London with a significant loan of 26 Emily Carr paintings, drawings and sketches for a major exhibition opening Nov 1, 2014. more

Nov 13, 2013 7:30 PM BLOGS & BUZZ

Passion: That’s the key word that jumps out at me as I wander through these two collections of Canadian art – the passion of collecting and taking chances to explore the unknown of art’s creation. more

May 15, 2013 12:00 AM EXHIBITIONS

"The Wing Sang building"

Photo by Martin Tessler

"Curious", the first museum exhibition at the satellite gallery, Royal BC Museum at Wing Sang, will run from June 14 to September 3, 2012 in Vancouver’s historic core. more

Mar 9, 2012 11:50 AM BLOGS & BUZZ

“Public art galleries as we know them wouldn’t exist without private collectors,” says Ian Thom, senior curator of the Vancouver Art Gallery. more

Dec 31, 2011 12:00 AM BLOGS & BUZZ 1 Comments

It’s difficult to reconcile the early watercolours of Emily Carr — products of a genteel education, and a puritan, provincial upbringing in a colonial backwater — with the power and intensity of her later paintings. more

Aug 31, 2010 12:00 AM HISTORICAL WORKS

Cheryle Harrison of Conserv-Arte in Vancouver has mastered the profession of retrieving the original colour and images of historic paintings, while also maintaining a respect for the artists’ intentions. more

Aug 31, 2006 12:00 AM BLOGS & BUZZ

“New Perspectives on a Canadian Icon” is an ambitious show that is not so much about Carr’s art as it is about the shifting ground from which it is viewed. more

Aug 31, 2006 12:00 AM HISTORICAL WORKS



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