Page 19 - Vancouver Art Gallery 2014
P. 19
Interior_Annual Report 14-10-24 4:51 PM Page 17

Emily Carr

March 1 to May 26, 2014
Organized by the Vancouver Art Gallery and curated by Bruce Grenville, Senior Curator

Scorned: Emily Carr engaged in dialogue with the concurrent exhibition A Terrible Beauty: Edward Burtynsky ,
presenting works that demonstrate Carr’s interest in the denatured landscape—an occasional, but notable,
subject of her work. The exhibition included drawings and paintings from the Gallery’s permanent collection, as
well as a small selection of related works borrowed from the Morris and Helen Belkin Art Gallery at the University
of British Columbia. Key paintings in Carr’s œuvre such as Scorned as Timber , Beloved of the Sky and Above the
Gravel Pit reveal her interest in the impact of forestry and mining on the coastal landscape. Like Burtynsky, Carr
observed this intervention with both horror and fascination.
ARTIST: Emily Carr

Visionary Partner for Permanent Collection Exhibitions: Michael O’Brian Family Foundation

BELOW: Emily Carr, Loggers’ Culls , 1935, oil on canvas, Collection of the Vancouver Art Gallery, Gift of Miss I. Parkyn

2013|14 EXHIBITIONS 17
   14   15   16   17   18   19   20   21   22   23   24