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James Surls 1943, US

Rank (2014): 5001 - 10,000 (detailed rank for members only)

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  • Public exhibitions (Selection) 86

    Solo shows 28

    2011
    James Surls - Seeing And Believing - Masur Museum of Art, Monroe, LA
    2010
    James Surls - Anderson Ranch Art Center, Snowmass Village, CO
    The Black Arts - Anderson Ranch Art Center, Snowmass Village, CO
    James Surls - David Floria Gallery, Aspen, CO
    The Original Drawings of James Surls presented by The Blue Star Print Project - Blue Star Contemporary Art Center, San Antonio, TX
    James Surls - Arthur Roger Gallery, New Orleans, LA
    The Original Drawings of James Surls presented by The Blue Star Print Project - Blue Star Contemporary Art Center, San Antonio, TX
    2009
    James Surls - Charles Cowles Gallery, New York City, NY
    James Surls - Small Sculpture and Works on Paper - Gerald Peters Gallery - New York, New York City, NY
    Spotlight: James Surls - Louisiana Art & Science Museum, Baton Rouge, LA
    2008
    James Surls - Arthur Roger Gallery, New Orleans, LA
    2006
    James Surls - Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art, Boulder, CO
    James Surls - Complete Fragments - Charles Cowles Gallery, New York City, NY
    James Surls - The Splendora Years, 1977–1997 - DeCordova Sculpture Park and Museum, Lincoln, MA
    2005
    James Surls - The Splendora Years, 1977-1997 - Blaffer Art Museum - at the University of Houston, Houston, TX
    James Surls - Between the Old and the New - Bronze and Drawings - David Floria Gallery, Aspen, CO
    1997
    James Surls - Arthur Roger Gallery, New Orleans, LA
    1989
    James Surls - Arthur Roger Gallery, New Orleans, LA
    1988
    James Surls - Crossing Over - L.A. Louver Gallery, Venice, CA
    1986
    James Surls: Drawings - George Adams Gallery, New York City, NY
    1985
    James Surls - New Work - L.A. Louver Gallery, Venice, CA
    1984
    Visions: James Surls, 1974–1984 - Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas, TX
    1982
    currents 16: JAMES SURLS - Saint Louis Art Museum, Saint Louis, MO
    James Surls: Figures, Phantoms, Flowers - George Adams Gallery, New York City, NY
    1980
    James Surls: New Sculpture - George Adams Gallery, New York City, NY
    1978
    James Surls Drawings - The Art Museum of South Texas, Corpus Christi, TX
    1977
    James Surls: Recent Drawings - Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, Houston, TX
    1975
    James Surls: Sculptor - Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, Houston, TX

    Group shows 58

    2013
    Contemporary Texas Prints - El Paso Museum of Art (EPMA), El Paso, TX
    2011
    Overture - Blanton Museum of Art, Austin, TX
    Giving And Receiving: A Collaborative Exhibition Of Contemporary Artists From China And The Usa - CU Art Museum, Boulder, CO
    Nature and the Non-Objective Realm - Taubman Museum of Art, Roanoke, WV
    2010
    Advancing Tradition: Twenty Years of Printmaking at Flatbed Press and Collection Selections: Flatbed Press - The Contemporary Austin, Austin, TX
    Artpark: 1974-1984 - UB Art Galleries - University of Buffalo, Buffalo, NY
    Earthbound: The State of Sculpture - The Art Museum of South Texas, Corpus Christi, TX
    Private Collections II - The Gallery at the University of Texas at Arlington, Austin, TX
    2009
    At 21: Gifts and Promised Gifts in Honor of The Contemporary Museum\'s 20th Anniversary - Honolulu Museum of Art, Honolulu, HI
    American Concepts and Global Visions/Selections from the AT&T Collection: Contemporary Paintings and Sculpture - The McNay Art Museum, San Antonio, TX
    Colorado Abstract - Center for Visual Art (CVA) - Metropolitan State College of Denver, Denver, CO
    2008
    Fresh Baked - Barbara Davis Gallery, Houston, TX
    Visions: Selections from the James T. Dyke Collection of Contemporary Drawings - Arkansas Arts Center, Little Rock, AR
    Group Dialogue - Gerald Peters Gallery - Santa Fe, Santa Fe, NM
    Material Terrain: A Sculptural Exploration of Landscape and Place - Yellowstone Art Museum, Billings, MT
    Possibilities - Barbara Davis Gallery, Houston, TX
    Material Terrain: A Sculptural Exploration of Landscape and Place - Bellevue Arts Museum, Bellevue, WA
    STORY - Center for Visual Art (CVA) - Metropolitan State College of Denver, Denver, CO
    2007
    Solstice - David Floria Gallery, Aspen, CO
    Clear Cut - Portland Art Museum, Portland, OR
    Paper: Featuring traditional and innovative uses of the medium - Fisher Landau Center For Art, New York City, NY
    On Paper - Gerald Peters Gallery - Santa Fe, Santa Fe, NM
    A Way With Words - Galveston Art Center (GAC), Galveston, TX
    2006
    James Surls / Charmaine Locke - Barbara Davis Gallery, Houston, TX
    Houston Contemporary Art - Shanghai Art Museum, Shanghai
    Having New Eyes - Aspen Art Museum, Aspen, CO
    Material Terrain: A Sculptural Exploration Of Landscape & Place - UAMA - The University of Arizona Museum of Art, Tucson, AZ
    2005
    Summer Group Show - Russell Bowman Art Advisory, Chicago, IL
    "A Summer Group" - Charles Cowles Gallery, New York City, NY
    New Prints 2005/Spring - International Print Center New York, New York City, NY
    2004
    New Prints 2004/Autumn - International Print Center New York, New York City, NY
    1994
    Around the House: Invitational Exhibition of Paintings, Drawing, Sculpture and Photography - George Adams Gallery, New York City, NY
    1993
    Seeing the Forest Through the Trees - Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, Houston, TX
    1992
    Large Scale Works on Paper - George Adams Gallery, New York City, NY
    1991
    Word As Image: American Art 1960–1990 - Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, Houston, TX
    1989
    Sculpture & Color, Part II: Evocations - George Adams Gallery, New York City, NY
    Past/Present - George Adams Gallery, New York City, NY
    1988
    Spectrum: New Work in Three Dimensions - George Adams Gallery, New York City, NY
    Texas Art: An exhibition selected from The Menil Collection, The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston and Trustees\' Collections - The Menil Collection, Houston, TX
    Works on Paper - George Adams Gallery, New York City, NY
    1987
    Structure to resemblance : work by 8 American sculptors - Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY
    1986
    American/european Painting And Sculpture 1986. Part II - L.A. Louver Gallery, Venice, CA
    Eccentric Drawings and Works on Paper - George Adams Gallery, New York City, NY
    Sculpture & Drawings By Sculptors - L.A. Louver Gallery, Venice, CA
    75th American Exhibition - The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
    1985
    American/european Painting & Sculpture 1985. Part I - L.A. Louver Gallery, Venice, CA
    Chuck Dugan & James Surls - New Paintings & New Sculpture - George Adams Gallery, New York City, NY
    1984
    American/european Painting, Drawing, And Sculpture - L.A. Louver Gallery, Venice, CA
    1983
    American/european Painting And Sculpture Part II - L.A. Louver Gallery, Venice, CA
    Southern Fictions - Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, Houston, TX
    Texas On Paper - Hallwalls Contemporary Arts Center, Buffalo, NY
    1982
    In Our Time: Houston’s Contemporary Arts Museum 1948–1982 - Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, Houston, TX
    Works in Wood - Margo Leavin Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
    1981
    Drawing into Painting and Sculpture - George Adams Gallery, New York City, NY
    1979
    FIRE! - Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, Houston, TX
    Whitney Biennial 1979 - Whitney Biennial, New York City, NY
    1978
    Art of Texas - The Renaissance Society at The University of Chicago, Chicago, IL
    1974
    12/Texas - Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, Houston, TX

    Dealer Directory 1

    USA
    The Grace Museum, Abilene, TX

    Collections 15

    USA
    Art Museum of Southeast Texas - AMSET, Beaumont, TX
    CU Art Museum, Boulder, CO
    The Art Museum of South Texas, Corpus Christi, TX
    Meadows Museum, Dallas, TX
    Des Moines Art Center, Des Moines, IA
    El Paso Museum of Art (EPMA), El Paso, TX
    MFAH - Museum of Fine Arts Houston, Houston, TX
    Castellani Art Museum, Lewiston, NY
    Brooks Museum of Art, Memphis, TN
    Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art, Norman, OK
    San Antonio Museum of Art, San Antonio, TX
    San Francisco Museum of Modern Art - SFMOMA, San Francisco, CA
    Daum Museum of Contemporary Art, Sedalia, MO
    Philbrook Museum of Art, Tulsa, OK
    Tyler Museum of Art, Tyler, TX

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