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THE LAST PROSE OF SUMMER

September 3, 2010

Tags: Charles Burchfield, Mike & Doug Starn, Ike Ude

The kind of show that appeals to feature writers on the Times is the incoherent mess of bamboo stalks assembled by Doug & Mike Starn on the roof garden of the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Of far more visual satisfaction is “Heat Waves in a Swamp: The Paintings of Charles Burchfield,” (more…)