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Earl Staley
"King, (Shaman), Fool" Monumental Contemporary Mythological Triptych Painting

1975

$18,000

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Monumental museum size cool toned panel (part of a triptych) by Houston artist Earl Staley depicting a Southern landscape with a mythological white glowing figure hovering above a tectonic plate crack, adding a surrealistic effect to the painting. Titled and signed by the artist at the back. Unframed but framing options are available. Artist Biography: Earl Staley grew up in the suburbs of Chicago, Illinois and resides in Houston, Texas. He is an artist and teacher with more than 50 years of experience. Mr. Staley holds Bachelor of Fine Arts and Master of Fine Arts degrees. He taught at Washington University, St. Louis; Rice University, Houston; and the University of St. Thomas, Houston, where he was chairperson of the Art Department. Today he teaches in the Fine Art program at Lonestar College-Tomball, TX. Mr. Staley is the recipient of three grants from the National Endowment for the Arts. In 1981 he received the Rome Prize in Painting from the American Academy in Rome, Italy: he sided in Rome for 4 years. Mr. Staley's paintings look back to his artistic roots and forward to new interpretations of the myths and symbols embedded in his life.

Details

  • Creator
    Earl Staley (1938, American)
  • Creation Year
    1975
  • Dimensions
    Height: 66.5 in. (168.91 cm)Width: 156.5 in. (397.51 cm)Depth: 1.75 in. (4.45 cm)
  • Medium
  • Movement & Style
  • Period
  • Framing
    Framing Options Available
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age.
  • Gallery Location
    Houston, TX
  • Reference Number
    Seller: CA171.2021.0921.30701stDibs: LU55138847062

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About the Artist

Earl Staley

Earl Staley grew up in the suburbs of Chicago, Illinois and resides in Houston, Texas. He is an artist and teacher with more than 50 years of experience. Staley holds a bachelor of fine arts and master of fine arts degrees. He taught at Washington University, St. Louis; Rice University, Houston; and the University of St. Thomas, Houston, where he was chairperson of the art department. Today he teaches in the fine art program at Lone Star College-Tomball, TX. Mr. Staley is the recipient of three grants from the National Endowment for the Arts. In 1981 he received the Rome Prize in Painting from the American Academy in Rome, Italy — he resided in Rome for four years. Mr. Staley's paintings look back to his artistic roots and forward to new interpretations of the myths and symbols embedded in his life. (Biography provided by Reeves Antiques)
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