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Light within the shadows : a painter's memoir

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Light within the shadows : a painter's memoir
Call No: 759.11 G75L

Call Number759.11 G75L
Dates[2017]; ©2017
Statement of ResponsibilityPnina Granirer.
Creators & ContributorsGranirer, Pnina (author)
Granirer, Pnina (subject)
Summary"This lively and moving memoir is the story of Pnina Granirer's life as an artist, a wife and a mother. Conceived as a play in three acts, it unfolds from her hometown on the Danube in Romania, to art school in Jerusalem, followed by three years spent in the USA and finally arriving in Vancouver. The year spent in Montreal, almost three years in Paris, France, travels to Japan, Spain and Mexico, inform her understanding of the world and is reflected in her art. With incredible determination and resilience, amidst the joys and restrictions of family life, Granirer created a large body of art, ignoring trends and searching for renewal. Her works are found in museum collections in Canada, Spain, Chile and Israel. In 1993 Granirer co-founded Artists in our Midst, the first Open Studios walk in Vancouver. In this compelling memoir Granirer shares her successes and failures, addressing issues of dislocation, 'otherness, ' and the uprooted soul's wish for permanency and belonging. Beautifully written, told with wry optimism, humour and appreciation for life, Light Within the Shadows gives an inside view of how art is formed and released into the world." Publisher
ContentsAct I. Romania
Act II. Israel
Act III. America/Canada
Physical Description xiv, 317 pages : illustrations (some colour) ; 23 cm
Carrier Typevolume
PublisherVancouver, BC : Granville Island Publishing
RecognitionGifted in 2019 by Shannon LaBelle & Kevin Forbes