Coni Minneci , Madame Yevonde (1911-1975), 2003-2006; oil on panel, 9 x 12 inches; Courtesy of the Artist
A successful British photographer, she dressed her clients as Mythological Creatures and Goddesses. So her pear was donned with jewels, befitting some mysterious subject.
In 1966, Charles Burchfield himself cut the ribbon to open the Burchfield Art Center, located inside Rockwell Hall at Buffalo State College. Today, the Burchfield Penney Art Center (renamed to honor donations from Charles Rand Penney) is the gateway to the campus.