Charles E. Burchfield in his own words Share Tweet

 
Charles E. Burchfield (1893-1967), Oncoming Spring, 1954; watercolor on paper mounted on board, 29 1/2 x 39 5/8 inches (Frame: 38 3/4 x 48 1/2 inches); Purchased in part with support from the Western New York Foundation and the Olmsted Family in Memory of Harold L. Olmsted, 1990

Charles E. Burchfield (1893-1967), Oncoming Spring, 1954; watercolor on paper mounted on board, 29 1/2 x 39 5/8 inches (Frame: 38 3/4 x 48 1/2 inches); Purchased in part with support from the Western New York Foundation and the Olmsted Family in Memory of Harold L. Olmsted, 1990

From "Fifty Years as a Painter" (1965)

Friday, January 4, 2013

It has been said that great art is a perfect union of form and idea, but if an artist is going to be remiss in either, it has better be in form.
Charles Burchfield, 1965

 

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