How would you depict sunlight in the forest? In 1912, the year this work was completed, Emily Carr had recently returned to British Columbia from France where she had been studying post-impressionist and fauvist developments in painting. Here we see the influence of the modernist techniques she had encountered—much to Vancouver’s shock—with her use of bold colors and visible brush strokes in the trees and grass of this expressive landscape.
VEUILLEZ NOTER que la Galerie d'art d'Ottawa et la boutique OAG Shop fermeront à 18 h le jeudi 1er décembre. Le Festival du film de l'Union européenne se poursuivra comme prévu ce soir-là.