James Surls is an American sculptor, poet and visual artist who's art is in the collections of the Smithsonian American Art Museum; Museum of Modern Art in New York, New York; Guggenheim Museum in New York, New York; and the Whitney Museum of American Art in New York, New York and many others.
James Surls (born April 19, 1943 in Terrell, Texas) is an American modernist artist. His father was a carpenter, and his mother was an elder of the Cherokee Nation. Surls earned a BS from Sam Houston State University and an MFA from the Cranbrook Academy of Art. In 1998, he moved from Splendora, Texas to Carbondale, Colorado. He is best known for large sculptures that are roughly hewn and derive much of their power from …
James Surls’s father was a carpenter who taught his son how to plant and to make use of the trees that surrounded their East Texas home. Surls and his brother cleared their parents’ farm by chopping down hundreds of trees, and now he carves these into organic forms that call to mind the tangled forests of his youth.
James Surls, born in East Texas in 1943 and a 1965 graduate of Sam Houston State Teachers College, Huntsville, Texas, and three years later, the acclaimed Cranbrook Academy of Art, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, makes sculptures of wood, steel or bronze which reflect his unique sensibility to natural forms.
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Sculptures Birth Place: Terrell, Kaufman County, Texas Biography: East Texas native James Surls is among the most acclaimed Texas artists of the late twentieth century and has found great success outside the state, as well. Surls' sculptures are most inspired by nature but also reveal metaphorical and mythological content. In a 2009 catalog for The Grace Museum in …
(b. 1943) James Surls is a Modernist sculptor who grew up in East Texas where his hours of playing in the woods generated a lifelong love of trees and nature. His sculptures are patterned after the organic forms of nature, although they often take …
James Surls has been producing and exhibiting public sculpture nationally since the 1970s. Trees, floral motifs, spirals, and synapses of near-organic forms have for decades been at the center of the artist’s compositional vernacular, working them into drawings, prints, and monumental wood, steel, and bronze sculptures.
James Surls has a storied legacy as one of Texas’s greatest living sculptors. But at age 75, the eccentric artist is far from finished.
It’s been a long, strange trip over the last six decades for James Surls. His wood, bronze, and steel sculptures evoke a sense of ancient, present, and future worlds, from earthly landscapes to outer space, from visible nature to the inner eye. Surls grew up in East Texas timber country, where clearing the land by hand, digging up tree stumps ...
by James Surls. James: I was born in East Texas in 1943. I graduated from Sam Houston State Teachers College in 1966 and from Cranbrook Academy of Art in 1968. I taught at Southern Methodist University in Dallas from 1969 to 1976. I then moved to Splendora, Texas with the love of my life Charmaine Locke and lived there for over twenty years.
James Surls: With Out, With In includes ample public programming for adults and children, partnerships with other local and national organizations, and a full-color brochure. Texas native Surls (b. 1943, Terrell) earned a BS at Sam Houston State College and an MFA at Cranbrook Academy of Art.
James Surls makes powerful, mysterious sculptures, drawings and prints. His anthropomorphic forms made of wood, carved and burned, are intellectually challenging and visually compelling. Surls’ drawing is energetic and direct, leaving room for …
This fine book would appeal to anyone:artist, teacher, lover of sculpture. James Surls work breaks traditional rules, and he is one of the world's foremost living sculptors. This book was a great purchase for me.
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James Surls on Park Ave., Park Ave. between 51st and 57th Streets, New York, NY (solo) 2009 James Surls: From the Heartland, The Grace Museum, Abilene, TX (solo)
Although James Surls has lived in Carbondale, Colo., since 1998, he remains one of Texas art's most iconic figures, both for his sculpture and for his contributions to Houston's contemporary art ...
Visions: James Surls, 1974-1984 . Begin Date: 1984-12-02: End Date: 1985-01-13: Last Harvested At: 2020-08-05: Credit Line: Organized by the Dallas Museum of Art with the aid of a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts: Organizer: Dallas Museum of Art: Other Venues:
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Nature figures prominently in the work of sculptor James Surls. Over the course of four decades, he has developed evocative, hybrid forms in wood, steel, and bronze inspired by flowers, the human body, and rock formations. His recent work explores his previous inspirations as well as the microcosmic worlds of neurons and molecules.
James Surls: The Splendora Years, 1977-1997 is the first major scholarly investigation of Surls's work since the broad survey organized by the Dallas Museum of Art in 1984. Surls has since created some of his most significant works, and this book and exhibition provide new insights into the creative process of this most provocative mind.
James Surls Again in Crystal Clear, c. 1990 linocut 35 1/2 x 24 inches edition of 15 Natural and human imagery appears frequently in James Surls sculptures, drawings, and prints. Growing up in East Texas in the 1940s and 50s impacted Surls’ organic and primitive style.
James Surls is an internationally known artist and one of the most preeminent sculptors in the United States. James was born in Terrell, Texas in 1943. He graduated from Sam Houston State Teachers College in 1966 and from Cranbrook Academy of Art in1968. He taught at Southern Methodist University in Dallas, TX from 1968 to 1976.
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A prolific artist with a prodigious gift for stimulating the creativity of others, James Surls is one of the most important sculptors working in America today.
James Surls is one of the most preeminent artists that the state of Texas has produced. His wood-and-steel sculptures are in the collections of the major art museums in the state, and many in the nation, and he has placed many commissioned pieces in major private and corporate collections. Surls was given the Living Le
James Surls makes art that embodies the inherent dualities of natural forces. His work is simultaneously joyously optimistic and darkly expressionistic. His signature forms and images, such as diamond shapes, whirling vortexes, needles, knives, and houses, infuse highly personalized folk idioms with the aesthetics of high modernism.
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James Surls "Around the Way 1987" Follow Artist Add to Watchlist Limited Edition Print: Linoleum Block Print Size: 9x11 in | 23x28 cm Edition: From the edition of 100 Framed with Glass Hand Signed: Lower Right in Pencil
1 of 17 Artists James Surls and Charmaine Locke, who are co-hosting "Ulterior Motifs 15," a two-day "celebratory Texas art extravaganza" Nov. 12 and 13, at their historic art compound on Thursday ...
Most prominent is James Surls on Park Avenue, an exhibition presented by the New York City Parks Public Art Program and the Fund for Park Avenue Sculpture Committee that features seven huge bronze and stainless steel pieces installed on the islands in the middle of Manhattan’s Park Ave., between 50th and 57th streets.
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When you enter the museum, take a moment to marvel at James Surls’ otherworldly sculpture Seven and Seven Flower, a complex portrait of family, land, and self.The acclaimed Texas artist transformed pine and steel into writhing blossoms suspended in space to evoke a dynamic relationship between the earthly and the spiritual.
James Surls was born on April 19 1943, in East Texas. United States World War I Draft Registrations, 1917-1918. James Robert Surls 1885 James Robert Surls, born 1885. James Robert Surls was born on month day 1885, at birth place. James lived in …
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James Surls is active/lives in Texas, Colorado. James Surls is known for monotone sculpture, abstract figure drawing and printmaking.
Submitted Photos James Surls has lived in Colorado for the past 20 years, but his Texas roots are long and deep. He grew up in East Texas, earned his bachelor's degree at SHSU, taught in Houston and Dallas, and he lived in Splendora for 20 years. He returns to Texas regularly, including a recent visit for the opening of his "James Surls—Time and Time Again" exhibit at the …
Available for sale from Valley House Gallery & Sculpture Garden, James Surls, Up and Coming (1986), Graphite on paper, 22 1/4 × 30 in
James Surls: The Black Arts Anderson Ranch Arts Center, Snowmass, CO December 14, 2010 5 - 6:30pm This exhibition will feature drawings and large-scale sculpture and commemorates the 20th anniversary of Surls’s groundbreaking wall drawing, To Touch the Center, created at …
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The Work of James Surls. A look at the work of one of the South's most charming, eccentric, and revered artists June/July 2012. view as slideshow. 1 of 5. Made of bronze and stainless steel, James Surls’s Big Bronze Walking Eye Flower, 2009 (216″ x 216″x 180″), dominates the Colorado horizon.
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Emily Wilkinson, the director of the Texas Tech System’s public art program, says the piece, which is the system’s 130th since 1998, is the collection’s first by Texas native James Surls, an internationally recognized and collected American artist.
Texas-born artist James Surls has been acclaimed as one of America's great living sculptors. On top of that, the 75 year-old is also a founder of Houston' contemporary art scene. In this week's State of the Arts discussion, Art&Seek talks with Surls about critics misinterpreting his iconic works (which are colossal pieces of wood and iron that evoke dreamlike plants with eyes …
Photographs of the exhibition "Visions: James Surls, 1974-1984," December 2, 1984-January 13, 1985, held at the Dallas Museum of Art. Photographs documenting this exhibition include thirty-seven gallery installation views and three views of people in the exhibition.
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James Surls stands by a piece by Joe Vogel which is part of the current sculpture exhibition at the Annex. Houston Art Center, Houston, Texas.Photo measures 10.25 x 8.25inches. Photo is dated 07-17-1981. Part Number: hca28291. Please look at the images below carefully to determine the condition of this vintage photograph, as it may not be in ...