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Charles E. Burchfield (1893-1967), Cherry Blossom Snow, 1917-1945; watercolor, gouache and pencil on joined paper laid down on board, 39 3/4 x 56 inches; Private Collection, Image from the Burchfield Penney Art Center Archives

Charles E. Burchfield (1893-1967), Cherry Blossom Snow, 1917-1945; watercolor, gouache and pencil on joined paper laid down on board, 39 3/4 x 56 inches; Private Collection, Image from the Burchfield Penney Art Center Archives

Charles Burchfield, Journals, May 6, 1917

Thursday, May 9, 2019

Complete subjugation to Nature—If you would be a poet, express the poetry of nature. Do not invent quasi-poetry & try to twist the facts of nature around to it.

The Artist does not define Art.

Charles Burchfield ,  May 6, 1917

 

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