All posts tagged Gordon Wilkins


Museum as a muse

When photographer Rosamond Purcell first had the idea –  decades ago — to photograph in museums, she didn’t exactly find an open and welcoming door. “That’s not the mission of …


Young collector

Gordon Wilkins was just two when he first wandered into a charming little bookstore that would play a big role in his life. When the budding reader and future curator …


Thinking about ‘The Thinker’

“This awful Thinker: seen from his left, he looks like a bird of prey contented with the vengeance he has meted out to the vile of the earth; a composition …