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Author Burchfield, Charles, 1893-1967.

Title Heat waves in a swamp : the paintings of Charles Burchfield / curated by Robert Gober ; edited by Cynthia Burlingham, Robert Gober ; with contributions by Dave Hickey, Tullis Johnson, Nancy Weekly.

Publication Info. Los Angeles : Hammer Museum ; Munich ; New York : DelMonico Books/Prestel, 2009.


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 DeKalb PL Adult Non-Fiction - DKLY-12  759.13 BUR    AVAILABLE
Description 182 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 29 cm
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Note Published on the occasion of an exhibition held at the Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, Oct. 4, 2009-Jan. 10, 2010, the Burchfield Penney Art Center, Buffalo, New York, Mar. 5-May 23, 2010, and the Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, June 24 2010-Sept. 2010.
"This exhibition was organized by the Hammer Museum in collaboration with the Burchfield Penney Art Center, Buffalo State College."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 172-173) and index.
Contents A natural preference: Burchfield and watercolor / Cynthia Burlingham -- Conventions for abstract thoughts / Nancy Weekly -- A seemingly idle diversion: the doodles of Charles Burchfield / Tullis Johnson -- urchfield's highway / Dave Hickey -- Heat waves in a swamp ... "the healthy glamour of everyday life" / Robert Gober assisted by Becky Kinder -- Works in the exhibition.
Summary A comprehensive overview of the artist's work focuses on Burchfield's expressive watercolors and includes drawing from his 1917 sketchbook, camouflage designs from his tour in the army, and wallpaper designs from the 1920s.
Subject Burchfield, Charles, 1893-1967 -- Exhibitions.
Burchfield, Charles, 1893-1967 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Burchfield, Charles Ephraim, 1893-1967.
Burchfield, Charles, 1893-1967. (OCoLC)fst00046050
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc. (OCoLC)fst01411635
Exhibition catalogs. (OCoLC)fst01424028
Added Author Gober, Robert, 1954-
Burlingham, Cynthia, 1955-
Hickey, Dave, 1940-
Johnson, Tullis.
Weekly, Nancy.
Hammer Museum.
Burchfield-Penney Art Center.
Whitney Museum of American Art.
Added Title Paintings of Charles Burchfield
Other Form: Online version: Burchfield, Charles Ephraim, 1893-1967. Heat waves in a swamp. Los Angeles : Hammer Museum ; Munich ; New York : DelMonico Books/Prestel, 2009 (OCoLC)653490620
ISBN 9783791343808 (hardback) (alkaline paper)
3791343807 (hardback) (alkaline paper)

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