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Artist Proofs can be particularly desirable to collect because of their rarity and especially in the case of working trial proofs, which represent a record of the work in process.Especially in the case of dead artists, they can be the only evidence of the artist's incremental development of an image. By the late 1960s artists and publishers added such refinements as editions A 1/100, B 1/100, C 1/100, etc., and editions for various countries or continents (where numbers would duplicate the other editions).The artist takes that response and its feelings and shapes it on canvas with paint so that when finished it contains the experience.Lawren Harris (1885-1970) was a renown Canadian artist and pioneering modernist who profoundly influenced the history of painting in Canada.“If we view a great mountain soaring into the sky, it may excite us, evoke an uplifted feeling within us.

She is an instructor at the South Shore Art Center in Massachusetts when she is not working on her own art.Harris also lived in Santa Fe, New Mexico, home to O' Keeffe, for a time, where he worked with Dr.Emil Bisttram, leader of the Transcendental Painting Group, which Harris also helped found in 1939.(3) Both Harris and O' Keefe were also interested in eastern philosophy, spiritual mysticism and theosophy, a form of philosophical or religious thought based on mystical insight into the nature of God.Harris was born the first of two sons into a wealthy family (of the Massey-Harris farm machinery company) in Brantford, Ontario and was lucky enough to receive a good education, travel, and to be able to devote himself to art without having to worry about earning a living.He studied art in Berlin from 1904-1908, returned to Canada at age nineteen and supported his fellow artists as well as creating studio space for himself and others.

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