MAKING "HEAT WAVES"
by Hunter Drohojowska-Philp
While much well-deserved attention is being paid to Georgia O’Keeffe
at the Whitney Museum of American Art in New York, another pioneering American modern is getting the full treatment at the Hammer Museum in Los Angeles. "Heat Waves in a Swamp: The Paintings of Charles Burchfield
," Oct. 4, 2009-Jan. 3, 2010, is a comprehensive and fascinating exhibition that includes 80 watercolors, oils and drawings as well as doodles, wallpaper designs and journals.