GEORGE WOODMAN (1932 - 2017)

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  • "Betty, I am deeply sorry for your loss. What you two shared..."
    - Justin G
  • "George had an enormous impact on my artistic life and the..."
    - Elizabeth Pfau
  • "in sympathy"
    - Jack Kunin
  • "Dear Woodman family, My deepest condolences. Jennifer..."
    - Jennifer Heath
  • "Anne and I are saddened by this news. Love on earth was..."
    - Mark Lyman
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The painter, photographer, and writer George Woodman (1932-2017), died at his home in New York City on March 23rd. He was married in 1953 to the artist Betty Woodman. Both their children, Francesca and Charles, also became artists. Betty, Charles, his wife Andrea, and their son Alexander survive George. Educated at Philips Exeter Academy, Harvard College, and the University of New Mexico, George taught at the University of Colorado until 1995. In 1968 the Woodmans bought a farmhouse property near Florence and have spent part of each year there ever since. In 1980 they acquired a loft in New York City, where they moved permanently in 1995. Broadly erudite, well-traveled, and memorably kind and compassionate, George will be deeply missed by a multitude of students, fellow artists, and friends in Europe and the US.

Published in The New York Times on Mar. 25, 2017