Ward Hall Kentucky's Greek Revival Masterpiece (Hardcover)

Ward Hall Kentucky's Greek Revival Masterpiece By PH. D. Birchfield, James D., Bob Willcutt (Photographer) Cover Image

Ward Hall Kentucky's Greek Revival Masterpiece (Hardcover)

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" About the Photographer Bob Willcutt has always had an interest in fine art, especially photography where being the photo editor of his high school paper taught him film techniques and developmental editing. He moved from Washington D.C. to Kentucky in 1966 to attend the University of Kentucky, earning a BA and MSW. Although he did photography, his main focus was on scholastic and musical pursuits. When he started his own business in 1968 and expanded it in 1979, naming it Willcutt Guitars, he was attracted to the art as well as the musical aspect of guitars. In 1998 he created the website Willcutt Guitars.com and built it around high quality photographs of the world's most beautiful instruments. Bob has published Feathers of Fayette, Wild Birds of Lexington, Kentucky in 2018, Henry Clay's Ashland, A Pictorial Tribute to one of America's Greatest Statesmen and his Lexington Estate in 2019, The Musical Instrument Collector, originally published in 1977, and reprinted in 1978 and 2020; and Waveland's Treasures in 2021 which was awarded the Kentucky Historical Society's Private Press Award and the Bluegrass Trust's Clay Lancaster Heritage Education Award. His award winning photographs have been published in American Art, Smithsonian American Art Museum, American Spirit, The Herald Leader, Tops in Lexington, The Southsider, Chevy Chaser, Jessamine Journal, Kentucky Living, and others. About the Author James Birchfield, Ph.D is former Curator of Rare Books at the University of Kentucky. He has served as President of Clay Lancaster's Warwick Foundation, Chairman of the University of Kentucky Art Museum Advisory Board, and as a member of the boards of the Blue Grass Trust for Historic Preservation and Henry Clay's Ashland. Birchfield is a former editor of The Kentucky Review, author of Kentucky Countess: Mona Bismarck in Art and Fashion and Clay Lancaster's Kentucky: Architectural Photographs of a Preservation Pioneer. With wife Martha he is co-author of Aylesford: Some Historical Chapters. He has written on Kentucky artist Thomas S. Noble, cabinetmaker Porter Clay, architect Matthew Kennedy, and private press printer and artist Victor Hammer and has lectured for the Natchez Antiques Forum, the Museum of Early Southern Decorative Arts, Preservation Nantucket, and the Decorative Arts Trust. In 2014 he received the Blue Grass Trust John Wesley Hunt Lifetime Award for Historic Preservation. "
Product Details ISBN: 9781956027570
ISBN-10: 1956027572
Publisher: Acclaim Press, Inc.
Publication Date: September 30th, 2023
Pages: 200
Language: English