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Tours & Talks

Exhibition Walkthrough: Heat Waves in a Swamp, December 2009

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Artist James Welling will lead a walkthrough of Heat Waves in a Swamp: The Paintings of Charles Burchfield.

James Welling has exhibited extensively both nationally and internationally. Welling's books include Light Sources, Flowers, and James Welling Photographs 1974-99. In 2004, Welling produced the feature film Easy which screened in Dramatic Competition at the 2004 Sundance Film Festival. He received his MFA and BFA from California Institute of the Arts and is currently a professor in the UCLA Department of Art.

The exhibition is made possible by The Joy and Jerry Monkarsh Family Foundation.

Major support is provided by the LLWW Foundation and Lynda and Stewart Resnick. It is also realized through the generosity of The Horace W. Goldsmith Foundation, George Freeman, The Straus Family Fund, Rosette Varda Delug, Booth Heritage Foundation, The Fran and Ray Stark Foundation, and the Robert Lehman Foundation.

The catalogue is published with the assistance of the Wyeth Foundation for American Art. 

This exhibition is organized by the Hammer Museum in collaboration with the Burchfield Penney Art Center, Buffalo State College.

Public programs are made possible, in part, by a major gift from Ann and Jerry Moss. 

Additional support is provided by Bronya and Andrew Galef, Good Works Foundation and Laura Donnelley, an anonymous donor, and the Hammer Programs Committee.