Quote from 'Hundreds and Thousands'

"I have done a charcoal sketch today of young pines at the foot of a forest. I may make a canvas out of it. It should lead from joy back to mystery - young pines full of light and joyousness against a background of moving mysterious forest. Last night I dreamed that I came face to face with a picture I had done and forgotten, a forest done in simple movement, just forms of trees moving in space. That is the third time I have seen pictures in my dreams, a glint of what I am striving to attain. Perhaps some day I shall get things clearer. Every day I long for the woods more, to get away and commune with things … My old things seem dead. I want fresh contacts, more vital searching."1
1Emily Carr, Hundreds and Thousands, (Vancouver: Douglas & McIntyre, 2006), 49.
Emily Carr
1929 - 1933
CANADA Vancouver Island and vicinity, British Columbia, Vancouver Island and vicinity, CANADA
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