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    JAMES SURLS (American, b. 1943)
    Shirt, 1999
    Double-sided soft-ground etching
    20-1/4 x 19-7/8 inches (51.4 x 50.5 cm) (sheet)
    Ed. 1/21
    Signed, titled, dated and numbered in pencil along bottom edge

    James Surls is an East Texas native. He is among the most acclaimed Texas artists of the late twentieth century and has found great success outside the state. Surls's sculptures are most inspired by nature, but also reveal metaphorical and mythological content. In a 2009 catalog for The Grace Museum in Abilene, Texas, Patterson Sims wrote that Surls's works are, "studies of myths, science, and human behavior." After graduating from Sam Houston State University and The Cranbrook Academy of Art, he taught at Southern Methodist University and later at the University of Houston and the Lawndale Art Center in Houston. Surls's work is held in many museum collections, and he has had numerous solo exhibitions, including ones at the Dallas Museum of Art in 1984 and The Meadows Museum in Dallas in 2003.

    More information about JAMES SURLS, also known as Surls, James, James Surls.

    Condition Report*: Paper appears to be hinged along the top edge. No apparent condition issues. Not examined outside of frame. Framed under glass. Framed Dimensions 23.875 X 23.125 Inches
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    October, 2014
    18th Saturday
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