There was neither horizon, cloud, nor sound; of that pink, spread silence even I had become part, belonging as much to sky as to earth.
I think that one's art is a growth inside one. I do not think one can explain growth. It is silent and subtle. One does not keep digging up a plant to see how it grows.
Only a great actor finds the difficulties of the actor's art infinite.- Ellen Terry
Art is the objectification of feeling, and the subjectification of nature.- Susanne Langer
Any work of art that can be understood is the product of journalism.- Tristan Tzara
Art is subject to arbitrary fashion.- Kary Mullis
Rationalism is the enemy of art, though necessary as a basis for architecture.- Arthur Erickson
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|Birth:||13th December, 1871|
|Death:||2nd March, 1945|
Emily Carr was born in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada. She was a Canadian painter and writer heavily inspired by the Indigenous peoples of the Pacific Northwest Coast. She was one of the first artists to attempt to capture the spirit of Canada in a modern style. Previously, Canadian painting had been mostly portraits and representational landscapes. As she matured, the subject matter of her painting shifted from aboriginal themes to landscapes—forest scenes in particular. In addition to Klee Wyck, Carr wrote The Book of Small and published posthumously, Growing Pains, Pause, The Heart of a Peacock, and Hundreds and Thousands. The Canadian Encyclopedia describes her as a "Canadian icon". On 28 November 2013, one of Carr's paintings, The Crazy Stair, sold for $3.39 million at a Toronto art auction.
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