Author: Olivia Harrison
Format: Craft Bound
Publication date: 01/02/2023
Imprint: Genesis Publications
‘Here on the shore, twenty years later, my message in a bottle has reached dry land. Words about our life, his death but mostly love and our journey to the end.’ – Olivia Harrison
Olivia Harrison presents Came the Lightening, a book of twenty poems dedicated to George, marking the twentieth year since his passing.
Featuring an introduction written by Martin Scorsese, Came the Lightening also includes a selection of photographs and mementos curated by Olivia, including pictures of herself and George, to accompany the twenty poems.
Came The Lightening presents rare and previously unseen work by photographers such as the legendary Henry Grossman, award-winning wildlife and travel photographer Sue Flood, acclaimed portrait and reportage photographer Mary McCartney, and artist, photographer, and filmmaker Marcus Tomlinson. A drawing by artist and musician Klaus Voormann, and a portrait of George taken in Maui by Genesis’s founder, Brian Roylance, also appear within the collection.
Came the Lightening is limited to 1,500 copies, of which 1,000 are Collector copies, each numbered and signed by the author, Olivia Harrison.
Contributors: Olivia Harrison, Martin Scorsese
Signed by: Olivia Harrison
Binding: Naturally woven yellow cloth with bronze foil blocking and page edging. Housed in a screen-printed and foil-blocked slipcase.
Extras: A signed and numbered letterpress print (5½\” x 8\”) of the poem, ‘Carved in Stone’ printed on archival paper and hand-signed by Olivia.