Across Cultures

How have we contributed to Canada?

About this theme

This theme presents contributions by diverse cultural communities in the fields of politics, economic development, art, music, as well as in the struggle for workers’ rights.

Portrait of the Artist--As an Old Lady

Portrait of the Artist--As an Old Lady
Portrait of the artist Paraskeva Clark.


Description
Russian-born Paraskeva Clark-artist, socialist and feminist-holds a unique place in the history of Canadian art. She was one of the few Canadian artists of the time who used her art to convey her passionate political convictions, as illustrated in her 1937 painting Petroushka.