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Happy Birthday, Emily Carr! Today we’re celebrating this brilliant multi-talented artist.
Born in 1871, Emily was transgressive both as a woman and an artist. She never married, instead focusing her time on her work. She is known to be one of the first painters to portray Canada in a modernist art style. Now she will always be remembered by this description in The Canadian Encyclopedia: a “Canadian icon.”… read more.