Tag Archives: Charles Burchfield

Fifteen Autumn Paintings by Charles Burchfield

… Perhaps some of these paintings are not of the autumn, but even if the end of summer or the beginning of winter—each suggests simply by its colors the metamorphic season, here arranged chronologically from 1915 – 1965. Enjoy. … … … … … … […]

Summer Paintings by Charles Burchfield

… Burchfield painted so many summer scenes, I pretty much picked a dozen randomly for this post because they all are so good that it doesn’t matter which ones I choose. When I think of summer, I think of eating scallions in June, cucumbers in […]

Fifteen Paintings of the Spring by Charles Burchfield

… Charles Burchfield (1893-1967) painted every season wearing a wide brimmed hat to keep the sun from making him squint. He wanted to see nature clearly, the dark with the light, knowing full well that he needed the darkness to see the light. Burchfield began […]

Some Thoughts, July 13 – 19

… Afternoon Wind by Charles Burchfield (1951). … … Fireflies Like smoldering tips of sticks or coals they glow in the grass. Light over all begins to go. Night like a swooping bat comes down the clouds and the white pine Out of the sky […]