Charming and pointed vignettes from the life of a great Canadian painter

Growing Pains — The Autobiography of Emily Carr

Emily Carr, 1946


Lê Thị Lựu, 1946


Barbara Hepworth, 1946

Portrait of a woman with acanthus leaves

Leonor Fini, 1946


Elaine de Kooning, 1946

Still Life

Giorgio Morandi, 1946

The Park Bench

Horace Pippin, 1946

The Storm Over La Bajada

Laura Gilpin, 1946

The Temptation of St. Anthony

Dorothea Tanning, 1945-1946


Charmion von Wiegand, 1946


Arshile Gorky, 1947

Changing Moods

Norman Lewis, 1947

City of Rocks 1

Tamara de Lempicka, 1947


Irma Stern, 1947

Dream Ride

Hannah Höch, 1947

In Sojourner Truth I fought for the rights of women as well as Negroes

Elizabeth Catlett, 1947

Individual Worlds

Charmion von Wiegand, 1947

Nargilah (Hookah)

Marcel Janco, 1947

Number 43

Ad Reinhardt, 1947

Portrait of Lydia Delectorskaya

Henri Matisse, 1947

Portrait of Picasso

Salvador Dalí, 1947

Sea Change

Jackson Pollock, 1947

The Giantess

Leonora Carrington, 1947

The Nuptial Form

Charmion von Wiegand, 1946-1947

The Old Maids

Leonora Carrington, 1947

Title Unknown (Street Scene)

Norman Lewis, 1947


Robert Motherwell, 1947


Clyfford Still, 1948


Marcel Janco, 1948

Gettin’ Religion

Archibald Motley, 1948

Interior with Black Fern

Henri Matisse, 1948

Jardin du Luxembourg

Loïs Mailou Jones, 1948

On Time Off Time

Dorothea Tanning, 1948

Onement, I

Barnett Newman, 1948

Personnages on Black Ground

Joan Miró, 1948

Self Portrait in Black Costume

Giorgio de Chirico, 1948

Shakespearean Equation - Twelfth Night

Man Ray, 1948

Standing Female Nude

Katarzyna Kobro, 1948

The Good King Elk Horn

Leonora Carrington, 1948

Sad poems from a strange artist

Crystal Flowers: Poems and a Libretto

Florine Stettheimer, 1949


Charles Alston, 1949

Death of Clytaemnestra

Stanley William Hayter, 1949

Drunk with water

Théo Kerg, 1949

Experiment with Calligraphy

Saloua Raouda Choucair, 1949

Exquisite Corpse

André Breton, 1949

Head of a Woman

Fernand Henri Léger, 1949


Chang Ucchin, 1949

Still Life

Giorgio Morandi, 1948-1949

Untitled (Seven Figures)

Charles Alston, 1949

Yellow Painting

Ad Reinhardt, 1949

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