Coni Minneci , Sophie Tauber-Arp (1889-1943), 2003-2006; oil on panel, 9 x 12 inches; Courtesy of the Artist
Known for her work in geometric forms, collected world wide, her work inspired a pear to be cut up and arranged with a particular sense of design.
"Burchfield has exacted a quality that we may call poetic, romantic, lyric, or what you will. By sympathy with the particular, he has made it epic and universal." - Edward Hopper, who was friends with Burchfield (both were represented by the Frank K.M. Rehn Galleries in New York).