This is a blog about Burton Dickerson as I embark on researching the career of an artist who also happens to be my grandfather.
Kicking It Off with Context
My grandfather’s energetic, abstract paintings and circus-like drawings have been ever-present in my life. They were on the walls of nearly every room in the house growing up. I have a strange, dream-like memory of looking over the top of my crib bars at the swirling brush strokes of a raucous oil painting. Later, my…