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For a few, or may still I say, I do not care such a lot of so-called sleek one needs to paint images I say paint them in an effort to be considered from any perspective or distance and glance fresh and undeniable. I by no means took an artwork lesson in my artwork. If lifestyles. I similar to to color issues that come make humans to and to any extent further I shall paint robust stuff that would brain — imagine. " —Herbert W. Hemphill, Patrick J. Self-Preservation yet Love, 1939, x 34 5/8 The Sullivan (1894-after 1967), in. ). Museum oil First legislations of Nature — no longer on canvas, sixty nine. 2 x 87. 2 cm (27 1/4 buy people Sermons Jesus aircraft, my air is you carry the area on your hand, you me throughout the land Jesus is my air aircraft I say Jesus is my air advisor aircraft we are striving for Come our Band let's make that Promise Land. on, subscribe to it in that state land. — Sister Gertrude Morgan, Sister Gertrude Morgan 1980), Jesus Is ca. ( 1970 1900- My aircraft, ca. 1970, tempera, ballpoint pen and ink, and pencil on paper, forty five. 7 sixty seven cm (18 x 26 3/8 in. ). present of Herbert Waide Hemphill, Jr. and x museum buy made attainable through Ralph move Johnson Jr. and Julia Weissman, 1974 152 This romantic land of the mind's eye, the mysterious North that has — boy it doesn't rather exist, yet haunted me on account that used to be I a how did it come into being? Charles Bur ch box 1893-1967 the opposite evening I lay wide awake, tortured by way of a large number of strategies; was once open air the sky blan- keted with gentle unusually luminous douds, which in at times seemed ragged holes via which glowed the deep indigo sky —black star-studded moved majes- caves that towards the south. in a single I observed extraordinary stars, and puzzled what they have been; the opening complicated revealing sudtically denly 3 stars row, and I in a learned taking a look at Orion. I A was once consider- and luxury came around me on the ing of peace sight of this pretty workforce, like announcing "All a few Being is good. " —Charles Burchfield, 1933 Orion in December, \ q ^^K water- colour and pencil on paper, a hundred and one. 2 x eighty three. four _ cm (ill ol S. fifty nine . ( . s \ |(>luiM>n fifty two 7/8 in. ). ^ Sen. Inc. 153 the magical feel of earth [existed] underneath the skin of what the attention sees. it really is no longer a deity yet a presence. Marsden Hartley 1877-1943 In ** Yliaster (Paracelsus) . . . Hartley hired the arcane, cabalistic imagery of the sixteenth-century physician-mystic to symbolize an erupting crater disgorging a move of lava right into a blazing cone of radiant gentle that emanates from above, hinting at a hidden order, a cosmic strength, lodged deep in the earth. Like Paracelsus, then, Hartley used to be bent on revealing the covert, occult forces vested within the earth itself. —Jeanne Hokin, 1993 Yliaster (Paracelsus), 1932, Museum oil on paper board fixed on particle board, sixty four. 1 x seventy two. four cm (25 1/4 x 28 0.5 in. ). buy made attainable by means of the Smithsonian establishment Collections Acquisition software and via George Frederick Watts and Mrs. James Lowndes I.