(1912 - 1972)
Edward Hurst was active/lived in New York, Tennessee / England. Edward Hurst is known for oil and watercolor painting, drawing, camouflage art.
Biography Edward Hurst
EDWARD HURST (1912-1972)
Edward Hurst, an American painter, was born in Knoxville, Tennessee, in 1912. Even before completing high school, Hurst moved to New York to study at the Art Students League and with George Luks. He also studied in Europe at the Academy in Florence, Italy, and at the school of Moritz Heymann (where Hans Hofmann had also studied) in Munich, Germany.
Primarily known for his still-life paintings and commissioned society portraits, Hurst spent much of his life in New York and London, while also maintaining a studio in Knoxville.
According to a news article in the Berkshire Evening Eagle (Pittsfield, New York) (June 4, 1948, p. 4) titled EXHIBIT OPENS HERE TOMORROW, during World War II, “Mr.
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