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Doris McCarthy: My Life

My Life

by (author) Doris McCarthy

with Charis Wahl

Second Story Press
Initial publish date
Jan 2006
Artists, Architects, Photographers, Canadian, Women
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A wonderfully frank look at a life lived within beauty and without regret. McCarthy’s sense of artistry, transmitted over a sixty-year painting career, celebrates multiple beauties of everyday life.

About the authors

Doris McCarthy was a great painter who produced an unparalleled body of work, was the first woman President of the Ontario Society of Artists, taught some of Canada’s most distinguished creative people, and was a mentor for many artists. A key figure in this Canada’s art scene since the 1920s, McCarthy experimented with, and contributed to, major art developments throughout the 20th century.

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Charis Wahl is an author and editor of books for children and adults. She co-authored Doris McCarthy: My Life and co-edited Love, Hope, Optimism: An Informal Portrait of Jack Layton by Those Who Knew Him. Her next-door neighbor of thirty-five years inspired her to write Rosario’s Fig Tree. She lives in downtown Toronto.

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