Articles tagged Canada

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Klee Wyck

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By 1927, Emily Carr had given up her boarding house and was making a living breeding bobtails (sheepdogs) and making and selling pottery knick-knacks decorated with ‘Indian’ designs to tourists keen to acquire a piece […]

A Woman of All Sorts

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Emily Carr’s time in England appeared to have been a failure. The artist who returned to Victoria in 1904 was a changed woman whose increasing idiosyncrasies, which now included habits as unladylike as smoking and […]

A British First: Emily Carr at the Dulwich Picture Gallery

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Like all art, the creation of an exhibit is beauty surrounded seemingly effortlessly by work. Last week, I had the opportunity to go behind the scenes at Dulwich Picture Gallery where an exhibit of the […]

A Victorian Childhood

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The story of Emily Carr is, outside Canada at least, one of the great unrecounted tales in 20th-century painting, a chronicle of struggle, adversity and ultimate triumph over the most inauspicious circumstances for making art […]

Vibrant summery blue cyanotype prints at Romeo Jones

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Field Studies, an exhibition of cyanotypes by Liz Charsley-Jory, is on at Romeo Jones in Dulwich Village. Patrick Belton, owner of Romeo Jones and promoter of local artistic talent, spoke with Liz about her new […]

Art at Locale

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Anyone who has eaten at Locale in East Dulwich will know that they are just as serious about the quality of their food as they are about the quality of the art on their walls, so […]

Scottish artist Leo du Feu responds to Painting Canada: Tom Thomson and the Group of Seven

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In summer 2010 I spent six weeks travelling across Canada thanks to an art travel scholarship awarded to me by the Royal Over-Seas League. The inspiration for my trip was the Canadian Group of Seven. […]

Coast to Coast with Tom Thomson and the Group of Seven: The Rockies to Vancouver

Mount Lefroy seen from the Highline Trail above Lake Louise, Alberta

Julian Beecroft’s trans-Canada blog The Rockies to Vancouver Harris’s mountains In 1924, the same year J.E.H. MacDonald first visited Lake O’Hara, Lawren Harris discovered the Rockies for himself. On this first occasion he travelled with […]

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