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Wilson Harris, Sir

Born, 1921 in Guyana

For the commemoration/celebration of Aubrey Williams’ life, held at the Commonwealth Institute on 12 June 1990, Wilson Harris contributed A Memory and a Reading.

Wilson Harris contributed The Amerindian Legacy, to the publication Guyana Dreaming: The Art of Aubrey Williams,  Part Three: Critical Comments on the Work of Aubrey Williams. Harris had also written the Foreword to the publication.

An obituary on Aubrey Williams that appeared in the Guardian, Tuesday May 1 1990 (written by Anne Walmsley) was embellished by a smaller contribution from Denis Bowen and a short addendum from Wilson Harris. Amongst Harris’s comments, “Aubrey Williams is a painter I have admired for many years. Some of his most memorable canvases create a bridge from the world of light into a web of sensation akin to music.”

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