Artists can show us familiar things in new ways. They can make a dirty mining town cheerful and a lonely farm peaceful.
Church at Yuquot Village 1929 Emily Carr oil on canvas, 108.6 x 68.9 cm Why do you think the artist included the cemetery? Which looks stronger — the church or the trees?
Cobalt 1931 Yvonne McKague Husser oil on canvas, 114.8 x 140 cm
A Laurentian Homestead about 1919 Clarence Gagnon oil on canvas, 51.5 x 66 cm
Grain Elevator at La Salle, Manitoba 1931 Walter J. Phillips woodblock on paper, 22.9 x 34.7 cm