Comegys: Five Decades of Photography
For nearly 50 years News Journal photographer Fred Comegys has reflected local life through distinctive images. Take a peek at Delaware Art Museum's exhibition of his work.
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Jamie Wyeth, 1990. “That was up on Monhegan Island (Maine). I showed up out of the clear blue. He said, ‘Fred, what the hell are you doing here?’ I told him I wanted to take some pictures of him out by the ocean. He said come back in an hour. The kid in the background, Orca (Bates) is the kid he was painting at the time. They went out on the back porch and I took the picture. He loved it. In fact, I gave him a print.”