Across Cultures

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Watch 60 films, 170 excerpts and over 80 archival artefacts selected by NFB specialists as part of this unique project.

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.