A Book Signing and Reading at the Rochester Memorial Art Gallery

Photo by Eave Weiss, ca 1973.

Portrait photo of Danny Allen  by Eva Weiss, ca. 1973.

This coming Thursday, May 16th Bill Whiting will be giving a reading of his recently published memoir, An Early Work Late in Life at the Rochester Memorial Art Gallery at 500 University Avenue, Rochester, New York 14620. The reading/signing is free with museum admission, and starts at 5:30pm.

An Early Work Late in Life is the true story of an exceptionally talented young artist named Daniel Arthur Allen, and how one of his mysterious little jewel-like paintings was rediscovered in the vault of The Rochester Memorial Art Gallery nearly four decades after his untimely death.

Photo of Bill Whiting by Eva Weiss

Photo of Bill Whiting by Eva Weiss

Told through the lens of a lover’s older eyes, An Early Work Late in Life takes place in the late 1960s and early 1970s when the sexual revolution, gay liberation and anti-Vietnam War protests made everyday life anything but predictable. Sometimes raucous and funny, sometimes heartbreaking, this memoir is ultimately a tribute to a wonderful, quirky, gentle young man who might have been a little too good for this world—and who believed he could exit this life and move on to a better one all on his own.

Book Review by Becca Rafferty: http://www.rochestercitynewspaper.com/rochester/artlit-an-early-work-late-in-life-the-art-and-life-of-danny-allen/Content?oid=2219394

Blog: https://anearlyworklateinlife.wordpress.com/

Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/DannyAllenArt?ref=hl

KickStarter Page: http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1149501600/an-early-work-late-in-life-the-art-and-life-of-dan

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