Tom Fels' four years on a communal farm provide the background for Farm Friends. Following these years (1969-73) he spent five years as a college administrator before becoming a full time curator and writer. Some of his many exhibitions have been presented at the van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam, and the J. Paul Getty Museum in California. His most recent book was nominated for the Alfred H. Barr, Jr. Award, the Philip Johnson Award, and the Wittenborn Memorial Award. Named a fellow of the Metropolitan Museum of Art and of the Huntington Library, he is the founder of the Famous Long Ago Archive at the University of Massachusetts, in Amherst, which focuses on the extended family introduced in Farm Friends. He lives with his wife in North Bennington, Vermont.
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