Saturday, April 27, 2019
One of the most pervasive personal adornments Edward Gorey enjoyed throughout his life was jewelry. His earrings, necklaces, and rings were wonderfully excessive. Perhaps Mr. Gorey took inspiration from the murder mysteries he loved to read, where characters would come to breakfast adorned in every piece of jewelry they brought with them for a weekend house party when the threat of robbery was afoot. Whatever the inspiration, Mr. Gorey loved his baubles. An article published in The Daily Beast (go HERE) discusses Edward Gorey's love of all kinds of jewelry.
(Photo of Edward Gorey from the Edward Gorey Documentary Project for more information on the upcoming documentary, go to: https://www.edwardgoreyfilm.com )
Tuesday, April 23, 2019
Never Get on an Elevator Alone with a Foreign Woman is a stunning 7.75" x 5" pen & ink and watercolor painting with everything you could wish for in an Edward Gorey piece. It is nice to see that Heritage is publishing the known provenance as part of the description of their listings. Hopefully, this will become the standard practice of all auction houses and dealers.
Saturday, April 6, 2019
Next week begins a cavalcade of events at The Edward Gorey House with the opening of the 2019 exhibition entitled Hippity Wippity, Edward Gorey and the Language of Nonsense. The Cape Cod Times published an article about the show and upcoming events at the House - www.capecodtimes.com/entertainmentlife/20190404/yarmouth-port-exhibit-highlights-edward-goreys-nonsense?fbclid=IwAR1bPIcBmlt3VeVGefbED11G9zKTS4AV-VjANdwIlOc0YmeUrb4PKIRU3SU