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20121019100409-nightca1920 The Optometrist and the Wallpaper Designer.   Pick-button-0f29c6c075c514ef3a12253f1d60018e
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Charles Burchfield, Ralph Eugene Meatyard at Fraenkel Gallery September 6th, 2012 - October 27th, 2012
Posted 10/19/12

I like that Fraenkel Gallery doesn’t present the pairing of the two artists featured in their latest exhibition with an overwrought thesis. Burchfield / Meatyard is its own kind of poetry. The painter and the photographer do have a “shared sensibility” of nature that’s maybe summed up by a shared preference for peace and quiet, a place to go and think about looking. Burchfield said that an artist “must paint not what he sees in nature, but what is there.” I dig deep to try and reconcile this q... [more]

Burchfield_the_night_wind_small Burchfield at the Hammer   Pick-button-0f29c6c075c514ef3a12253f1d60018e
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Charles Burchfield at Hammer Museum October 4th, 2009 - January 3rd, 2010
Posted 10/12/09

Robert Gober’s presence looms large. I’m obsessed with his work. Thus, the draw of Gober pulls on my imagination in a way that Charles Burchfield (1893-1967), a curious figure in the history of American modernism, might not have otherwise. I can’t easily decide how productive it is to the work of Burchfield to have Gober curate a retrospective of his work. This dilemma, for me, is written into the context of the show:  How does Gober interpret and present this material? Why is Gober interested... [more]

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