The Burchfield Penney Art Center produces both print and digitial publications for many of its exhibitions. A selection of recent digital publications are available for download. This will be updated regularly as past content becomes available on this Web site. For information about current and past print and electronic publications, email Kathleen Heyworth, Head of Marketing & Public Relations.
Four Seasons In Salem Essay
The Four Seasons in Salem explores some of Charles Burchfield’s earliest watercolor interpretations of Nature.
James Vullo Reconsidered: Traversing the Decades
More than any other painting, Mid-June is thought to be Charles Burchfield’s most Disney-esque.
Over The Porch Roof Essay
Charles Burchfield painted Over the Porch Roof (1933-37) from an upstairs bedroom window to preserve early glimmers of approaching spring.
Storyboard: The Sexual Politics of Jackie Felix
Admired for her energy and passion, Felix tackled subjects others avoided. Her intensely dramatic work critiques the callous, violent, and dispassionate sexuality that permeates American culture.
Sun and Rocks by Nancy Weekly
Sun and Rocks is quite a departure from American Scene painting for which Burchfield becameknown in the 1930s and early 1940s. It might even be thought to have been painted by a visionary or outsider artist.
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