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Terrance Lindall Retrospective & Gala Dinner

WAH Center

Saturday, December 16, 2017 from 4:00 PM to 10:00 PM (EST)

Terrance Lindall Retrospective & Gala Dinner

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Ticket Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
Opening Reception Nov 7, 2017 $10.00 $1.24
Dinner with the Devil Nov 7, 2017 $500.00 $13.49
Donation to Library Fund Nov 7, 2017 Enter donation ($)

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The Terrance Lindall Retrospective 1962-2017

December 16, 2017- January 8 2018
Catalog available

Reception December 17th (Subject to change) 4-6 PM admission $10

Followed by “Dinner With the Devil”,

with musical interludes by Peter Dizozza and Bienvenido Bones Banez

A sumptuous dinner plus music and light entertainment, TIX $500

Dinner includes a guided visit to the rare book library and treasure rooms with a look at one of a kind rare treasures including a collection of over 400 17th c. English wax seals including that of King Charles I on a 1635 document regarding land that is now Edinburg Airport, and a wax seal of Oliver Cromwell on the marriage contract of his daughter. Also, a 17th c. English beheading ax, a magnificent 17th. Torah scroll of the book of Genesis only (23 feet long), a magnificent 17th c. French tapestry border depicting Mary, Jesus and John. Plus 17th c. Milton Books and Blake’s NIGHT THOUGHTS, magnificently illustrated, AND MORE!

Catalogs, Books, Giclee Prints available online:

Exhibit includes the first ever viewing of the PARADISE LOST GRAND ELEPHANT FOLIO, 17 x 32 inches with many original drawings and a major oil painting cover with gold and jewels.

Terrance Lindall illustrated for some of the most outstanding science fiction, fantasy and comic magazine writers of the 20th century. The writers were winners of Hugo Awards,  Bram Stoker Awards, Nebula Awards, and more. These writers wrote for Star Trek, Star Wars and other iconic popular culture creations.  He produced work for the magazines CREEPY, EERIE, VAMPIRELLA, HEAVY METAL AND MARVEL'S EPIC, and Rod Serling's TWILIGHT ZONE, now highly sought after collectibles.

In 1979 Lindall turned his eye and mind to synopsizing and illustrating John Milton’s PARADISE LOST. The prolific output included an appearance in popular Heavy Metal Magazine, and in High Schools English textbooks, and on the cover of Random Houses ESSENTIAL MILTON as well as the on the cover of the 2014 version of Cambridge University’s Paradise Lost Companion.

Lindall’s folios and prints are in major collections and his work has been used on important Paradise Lost Books, including the Modern Library college textbook, The Complete Poetry and Essential Prose of John Milton, and the Holt Rinehart & Winston high school English textbook.

His  gold illuminated scroll, signed and numbered Giclee prints are now famous Milton collections. 1) Huntington Library in California 2) The University of Pennsylvania Rare Book Collection 3) The University of Kentucky, 4) The Alexander Turnbull Library in the National Library of New Zealand. 5) The collection of Robert J. Wickenheiser 6) Professor John Geraghty 7) The Thomas Cooper rare book library at the University of South Carolina.

In 2011 Lindall produced The Paradise Lost Gold illuminated Elephant Folio…13 x 19 inches.  Three copies have been created, one is in the University of South Carolina rare book library.

Commentary by Robert J. Wickenheiser, Ph. D.

“Without a doubt, Terrance Lindall is the foremost illustrator of Paradise Lost in our age, comparable to other great illustrators through the ages, and someone who has achieved a place of high stature for all time. Throughout almost four centuries of illustrating Milton’s Paradise Lost, no one has devoted his or her life, artistic talents and skills and the keenness of the illustrator’s eye more fully and few as completely as Terrance Lindall has done in bringing to life Milton’s great epic. He has also devoted his brilliant mind to studying Milton, his philosophy, and his theology in order to know as fully as possible the great poet to whom he has devoted his adult life and to whose great epic he has devoted the keenness of his artistic eye in order to bring that great epic alive in new ways in a new age and for newer ages still to come.”


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Williamsburg Art & Historical Center
135 Broadway
Brooklyn, NY 11211

Saturday, December 16, 2017 from 4:00 PM to 10:00 PM (EST)

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WAH Center

In late October 1996, Yuko Nii founded the non-profit The WAH Center (Williamsburg Art & Historical Center) based upon her Bridge Concept. That concept envisions a multifaceted, multicultural art center whose mission is to coalesce the diverse artistic community, and create a bridge between local, national and international artists, emerging and established artists, and artists of all disciplines. Thus through the international language of art we come to understand each other to create a more peaceful and integrated world. The WAH Center is a force for peace and understanding and its concept is incorporated in its acronym: “WAH” in Japanese means “peace” or “harmony” or “unity.”

Yuko also wanted to preserve the WAH Center’s building, a French Second Empire masterpiece, and make it a functional part of the cultural community of Williamsburg, Brooklyn, New York. 

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