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Charles E. Burchfield (1893-1967), Study for Storm Over Irondale, 1920; Conté crayon on paper, 13 x 17 ¼ inches; Burchfield Penney Art Center, Charles E. Burchfield Foundation Archives, Gift of the Charles E. Burchfield Foundation, 2006

Charles E. Burchfield (1893-1967), Study for Storm Over Irondale, 1920; Conté crayon on paper, 13 x 17 ¼ inches; Burchfield Penney Art Center, Charles E. Burchfield Foundation Archives, Gift of the Charles E. Burchfield Foundation, 2006

Emphasize the large masses of emotional design & let all additional detail take its place within & be subordinate to it—

Looms powerfully forward —

A red fester on the face of the earth

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  • Charles E. Burchfield (1893-1967), Storm Over Irondale; cardboard folder, 20 1/8 x 15 1/8 inches; Burchfield Penney Art Center, Charles E. Burchfield Foundation Archives, Gift of the Charles E. Burchfield Foundation, 2006

    Charles E. Burchfield (1893-1967), Storm Over Irondale; cardboard folder, 20 1/8 x 15 1/8 inches; Burchfield Penney Art Center, Charles E. Burchfield Foundation Archives, Gift of the Charles E. Burchfield Foundation, 2006