Let’s Hear it for the Girls 10:Emily Carr

Time to resume the series on female artists. This one is from Victoria, British Columbia and her incredible forest scenes. Emily Carr 1871-1945 Biographical details are nicely summarised on the Vancouver Art Gallery website with the online collection. https://www.vanartgallery.bc.ca/collection_and_research/emily_carr.html If you like these, you may like Lawren Harris, who was a friend and mentor to … Continue reading Let’s Hear it for the Girls 10:Emily Carr

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Leonora Carrington’s Surrealist Paintings Bristle with a Wild, Feminist Intensity

Another excellent article about Leonora! https://www.artsy.net/article/artsy-editorial-leonora-carrington-brought-wild-feminist-intensity-surrealist-painting

The ‘Other’ O’Keeffe Girl

When you speak of great artists, the use of their surname is enough to tell you who they were and what they achieved: Picasso, Van Gogh, Bosch, O’Keeffe...Wait, how many of you stopped at this surname and asked “Which O’Keeffe do you mean?”. There was more than one O’Keeffe working in paint but her obscurity … Continue reading The ‘Other’ O’Keeffe Girl

Let’s hear it for the girls 9: Hilda Jillard

Thanks to Trent Art for tweeting this amazing oil - The Massacre of the Innocents Held at Newlyn Art Gallery in Cornwall, there is no detail on when this was painted. The second line of writing says 'How terrible are the Disasters of War' and the clothing of the victims and their murderers would seem … Continue reading Let’s hear it for the girls 9: Hilda Jillard