Jimson Weed, White Flower No 1, by Georgia O’Keefe (The Telegraph image)
There’s an article today in the Globe and Mail discussing the show. Click here to read Rosie Prata’s excellent description of this retrospective. I am intrigued by the AGO’s interpretation of O’Keefe’s large body of work.
Curiously enough, last year the Tate Modern hosted the largest showing ever of O’Keefe’s work in Britain. Here is a very brief article from The Telegraph.
We may have missed last year’s show in London, but there’s ample time to plan to visit Toronto. The show runs until July 30.
Emily Carr, (1871-1945) belatedly beloved Canadian painter and writer. She lived and worked (nay, toiled) in British Columbia.
James Adams recently wrote a great feature in the Globe and Mail about Koh’s participation in Luminato, the Toronto arts festival. One of Koh’s projects is an homage to dear Emily, at the McMichael Canadian Art Collection in Kleinburg (just north of Toronto.) As part of the installation he wrote this haiku….
a way to the light
For Emily Carr Growing straight towards God’s light Seasons forgotten
Not bad for a guy who’s been labelled a “young punk capitalist.” I’m guessing Emily would be honoured.