Re: EW

From: SteveS ^lt;>
Date: 01/11/05-02:20:19 PM Z
Message-id: <004d01c4f81a$fbf17500$9c04e4d8@VALUED65BAD02C>

Many, including myself, believe Charis was to some respect bitter, because
she didn't get enough credit for contributing to EW's creativity.

Her story, however, provides some great insights into a dedicated artist, a
photographer of our time.

----- Original Message -----
From: "Greg Schmitz" <>
To: "SteveS" <>
Cc: <>;
Sent: Monday, January 10, 2005 2:28 AM
Subject: Re: EW

> Com'n Steve - Charis could answer that. -greg schmitz
> On Mon, 10 Jan 2005, SteveS wrote:
>> I don't understand why Judy and others choose to rip Edward Weston.
>> He has a passion for photography, and only offered advice when he was
>> asked.
>> He was best known, by those of the now dead, God rest the soul of Frances
>> Baer who died last year. She was his housekeeper, friend and wife of an
>> admirer, her husband Morely Baer.
>> She said she'd always remember him for his Sundays. He's open his
>> studio, put one photograph on an easil, bres a pot of tea and entertain
>> visitors. Rarely would he talk about the picture, and his prices were
>> always affordable so the most people could own one.
>> His grandson Kim was surprised, and revealed that EW only made 25 prints
>> of his most called for picture, Pepper #40. Otherwise, he made very few.
>> the end
>> S. Shapiro, Carmel, CA
Received on Tue Jan 11 14:21:52 2005

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