Blinded by Glare

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…

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