Canadian Artists Bundle

Overview

Presenting three titles in the Quest Biography series that profiles prominent figures in Canada’s history. Canada’s vast wilderness presents many opportunities for artists to capture its beauty in their distinct styles, and the country has produced its share of talented landscape painters. Tom Thomson’s work is known the world over for its wild, vivid portrayals of Ontario’s wilderness. Emily Carr captured the lushness of the west coast as well as the traditional culture of the indigenous peoples. Lesser known, James Wilson Morrice also contributed to Canada’s landscape painting legacy through paintings inspired by such artists as the Impressionists and Van Gogh. These artists’ lives are as fascinating as their work.

Includes

  • Emily Carr
  • Tom Thomson
  • James Wilson Morrice

About the Authors

Kate Braid

Posted by Dundurn Guest on December 6, 2014

Kate Braid

Kate Braid has published 14 books of non-fiction and poetry including three books about Emily Carr. She lives in Vancouver, British Columbia.

Wayne Larsen

Posted by Dundurn Guest on December 6, 2014

Wayne Larsen

Wayne Larsen is a Montreal artist, editor, and writer whose work has appeared in a wide variety of publications. Currently, he teaches graduate-level journalism at Concordia University and is the author of A.Y. Jackson: The Life of a Landscape Painter and James Wilson Morrice: Painter of Light and Shadow. He lives in Verdun, QC.