|In 1979, Sculptor Willard Hirsch viewed his bronze -"Stephan"at his|
Gibbs Museum of Art retrospective exhibition
curated by Martha R. Severens
Charleston Artist Guild.
A new book "Art Is a Powerful Language Willard Hirsch-The Man, The Artist" has been published in conjunction with the 2012 exhibition. The book, compiled by Jane Hirsch, includes essays by art historian and former Gibbs Museum of Art curator of collections Martha R. Severens, wild life painter Anne Worsham Richardson, family members, friends and students. In addition, the volume is filled with impressive, high definition photographs by Douglas Pinkerton illustrating the beauty and diversity of Mr. Hirsch's sculpture.
The book "Art Is a Powerful Language Willard Hirsch-The Man, The Artist" compiled by Jane Elizabeth Hirsch is available at the Gibbs Museum of Art Museum Store and from the publisher, HomeHouse Press.
The exhibition "Willard Hirsch: Charleston's Sculptor" is on view at the Gibbs Museum of Art 135 Meeting St. Charleston SC from September 21-December 30, 2012.
Additional essays in the blog about Willard Hirsch link here.