Burkhardt Still Lifes

Burkhardt actually collaborated with the great Joseph Cornell on some films, which makes sense, since they share a sense of funky elegance and left-field gravitas. The image on top is so cool. There is something in that gouge in the wall, but I can't tell what. The scattered matches demonstrate the distance we've come from fruit and flowers arranged just so. The vertical arrangement of rope steals the show, though. Here's an article about Burkhardt by John Yau at the Hyperallergic website


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