Artist Emily Carr and the Spirit of the Land: A Jungian by Phyllis Marie Jensen

By Phyllis Marie Jensen

Emily Carr, referred to as Canada’s Van Gogh, was once a post-impressionist explorer, artist and author. In Artist Emily Carr and the Spirit of the Land Phyllis Marie Jensen attracts on analytical psychology and the theories of feminism and social constructionism for insights into Carr’s existence within the overdue Victorian interval and early 20th century.


Presented in components, the publication introduces Carr’s émigré English kin and adolescence at the "edge of nowhere" and her artwork schooling in San Francisco, London and Paris. Travels within the barren region brought her to the totem paintings of the Pacific Northwest coast at a time Aboriginal paintings was once undervalued and believed to be disappearing. Carr vowed to rfile it ahead of turning to lively landscapes of wooded area, sea and sky. the second one a part of the booklet offers a Jungian portrait of Carr, together with typology, mental complexes, and archetypal gains of character. An exam the individuation procedure and Carr’s embracement of transcendental philosophy unearths the richness of her character and inventive genius.


Artist Emily Carr and the Spirit of the Land presents desirable interpreting for analytical psychologists, lecturers and scholars of Jungian reports, artwork heritage, wellbeing and fitness, gender and women’s studies.

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