Charles E. Burchfield in his own words Share Tweet

 
Charles E. Burchfield (1893-1967), Dandelion Seed Heads and the Moon, 1961-1965; watercolor, gouache, charcoal, and sgraffito on lightly textured white wove paper faced on 1/4-inch-thick laminated gray chalkboard, 56 x 40 inches; Karen and Kevin Kennedy Collection

Charles E. Burchfield (1893-1967), Dandelion Seed Heads and the Moon, 1961-1965; watercolor, gouache, charcoal, and sgraffito on lightly textured white wove paper faced on 1/4-inch-thick laminated gray chalkboard, 56 x 40 inches; Karen and Kevin Kennedy Collection

Charles E. Burchfield, Journals, March 30, 1911

Sunday, March 10, 2013

...I imagine all kinds of things. So far these pastimes have taken me everywhere, all over the world...My imagination has carried me to the moon, where I saw strange people; it has enabled me to carry on intimate conversations with animals and flowers, and take deep-sea expeditions as a diver...
Charles Burchfield, March 30, 1911

 

 

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