The book goes to the printer Monday so Roger has been working and the “final” proof (there will actually be another proof–the printer’s proof–still to come). It will be a relief to have it off and away for a bit. (Sorry these photos are so dark…) (This is the painting that went missing and was […]
Last week the proofs arrived for Roger’s book on Harry Widman to be published in 2009 in conjunction with the upcoming show at the Hallie Ford Museum. Since I’m never likely to write a book, I particularly enjoy living vicariously and sitting over dinner looking at the proofs. What fun.
There was a painting of Harry’s from the early 1970’s called “The Dream” that went missing. Sold to the City of Salem in 1973, for years it hung in the City Council Chambers. Roger wanted to borrow this painting for the upcoming Widman show (opening at the Hallie Ford Museum at the end of January, […]
The book is at the designer, the exhibition layout is planned, and soon the work will be collected for Harry’s retrospective show coming up in January, 2009, at the Hallie Ford Museum of Art. Last Friday we visited the Widmans’ and sorted through Harry’s large studio. Roger put his choices of work for the show […]
Last week we visited Portland painter Harry Widman and his wife Mardy in Harry’s studio. Roger will be writing about Harry’s work and curating a retrospective at the Hallie Ford Museum, which will open in January of 2009. Harry got out a lot of work for Roger to look at and the day stretched from […]