ABOUT JAMES J. KEARNS

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James J. Kearns

1924 -

An outstanding modern American sculptor, painter and printmaker, James Kearns studied at the Art Institute of Chicago, DePaul University and at the University of Chicago from 1946 to 1951. Kearns's first one man exhibition took place in New York in 1956 and since that time his sculptures, paintings, lithographs and etchings have been included in exhibitions at the National Institute of Arts and Letters, the Pennsylvania Academy of fine Arts and at the Whitney Museum in New York. Museums that have purchased his art include the Museum of Modern Art, New York, and the Smithsonian Museum in Washington DC. In 1960, Kearns became a professor at the School of Visual Arts, New York. He has also illustrated a number of important books, including, Can these Bones Live (1960) and The Heart of Beethoven (1962).

WORKS BY KEARNS JAMES