A Year of Creating Dangerously, Day 223: Canada’s Painted Grandeur, Part 10



Emily Carr, Stumps and Sky, 1934

“Art is an aspect of God and there is only one God, but different people see Him in different ways. Though He is always the same He doesn’t always look the same…” – Emily Carr (1871-1945) was never an official member of the Group of Seven, but as a contemporary of the Group and a painter of considerable vision and skill, she was enfolded by her fellow artists. Lawren Harris, the founder of the Group of Seven, once told her, “You are one of us.” Carr is featured today as the last installment of my look at Canada’s Painted Grandeur…

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