Emily Carr

Why Don't Canadians Know Any Canadian Painters?

Grant Gordon | Posted 06.20.2016 | Canada Living
Grant Gordon

A Mainstreet Research poll found that 54% of adult Canadians cannot name a single Canadian visual artist, living or dead. In contrast, the poll also found that 97% of adult Canadians can name at least three Canadian hockey players. Are we really so divorced from art a majority of us can't name Emily Carr, Tom Thomson, Jean-Paul Riopelle or Norval Morrisseau?

It's Time We Honour Indigenous Women On Canada's Currency

Ranjani Iyer Mohanty | Posted 04.08.2017 | Canada Politics
Ranjani Iyer Mohanty

Justin Trudeau announced on International Women's Day that a Canadian woman will appear on the next series of bank notes expected in 2018. And the Bank of Canada is now inviting nominations as to who should appear on the bill. This is our chance to have a say and perhaps at the same time make a statement.

Women Who Could Be On Canadian Currency

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.10.2017 | Canada Business

From movie stars to parliamentarians, there are options.

Emily Carr Student Stabbed In Face, Classes Cancelled

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 12.03.2015 | Canada British Columbia

A man is in custody after an ongoing feud between two arts' students escalated to an on-campus stabbing in the middle of one of Vancouver's premiere t...

Emily Carr Paintings To Get Spotlight In London

CP | Dirk Meissner, The Canadian Press | Posted 12.07.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VICTORIA - Emily Carr's brooding, post-impressionistic paintings of West Coast aboriginal villages and British Columbia's dark rain forests will soon ...

LOOK: Google Honours B.C. Artist

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 12.13.2013 | Canada British Columbia

Google is celebrating Emily Carr's 142nd birthday with a beautiful doodle honouring the Canadian artist. Friday's Google Doodle shows the company n...

Emily Carr Painting Fetches Record Sum

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 11.29.2013 | Canada British Columbia

A record amount paid for a painting by Canadian artist Emily Carr helped the Heffel Fine Art Auction House set a sales record in its fall auction Thur...

Emily Carr Painting Could Fetch ENORMOUS Sum

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 10.30.2013 | Canada British Columbia

A painting by one of B.C.'s most famous artists is set to pull in as much as $1.6 million at auction. Emily Carr's "The Crazy Stair (The Crooked St...

Quebec Painting Commands Big Bucks At Auction

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 07.17.2012 | Canada

VANCOUVER - A painting by Quebec artist Jean-Paul Lemieux has sold for $1,813,500 at the Heffel Fine Art Auction House's spring sale in Vancouver.The ...