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Sculptor:
Surls, James 1943-  Search this
Medium:
Pine and steel
Type:
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Buford Television Industries 5800 Paluxy Tyler Texas 75701
Date:
1979
Notes:
Save Outdoor Sculpture, Texas survey, 1993.
Suess, Susan E., "An Analysis of the Changes that Occurred During a Decade in the Sculpture of James Surls," M.A., North Texas State University, 1985, pg. 269-270.
Image on file.
Suess, Susan E., "An Analysis of the Changes that Occurred During a Decade in the Sculpture of James Surls," M.A., North Texas State University, 1985, pg. 372.
unsigned
The information provided about this artwork was compiled as part of the Smithsonian American Art Museum's Inventories of American Painting and Sculpture database, designed to provide descriptive and location information on artworks by American artists in public and private collections worldwide.
Summary:
"Long rough-hewn trunks for appendages are placed in a radial pattern around the slightly curved, horizontal core. Smaller appendages are interspersed with these, making the core dense with wood...[the piece] looks like an exotic plant."
Topic:
Abstract  Search this
Object--Flower  Search this
Control number:
IAS 88230022
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_305541