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Charles E. Burchfield (1893-1967), Night Scene, 1935; Transparent and opaque watercolor, pastel, and charcoal on paper, 16 7/8 × 26 7/8 inches; Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; Gift of Charles Simon

Charles E. Burchfield (1893-1967), Night Scene, 1935; Transparent and opaque watercolor, pastel, and charcoal on paper, 16 7/8 × 26 7/8 inches; Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; Gift of Charles Simon

Charles E. Burchfield, Journals, February 21, 1941

Friday, January 25, 2013

There have been many explanations of dreams, most of them futile; my own has been simply that previous experiences or thoughts, uncontrolled by the conscious mind, run riot in sleep – But I think that, longing or nostalgia, whether conscious or subconscious, plays some part in the direction dreams take…

Charles E. Burchfield, Journals, February 21, 1941

 

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