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James Sicner

 (1940 - 1992)
James Sicner was active/lived in Colorado.  James Sicner is known for collage artist and mural painting, allegory, symbolism, lithography.

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James Sicner


A photograph taken at TRinity University shows James Sicner sitting on a scaffold working on the mural of Elizabeth Huth Coates Library. The mural is titled Man’s Evolving Images: Printing and Writing.

Although the library opened in 1979, the mural was not completed until 1983; Sicner worked on the mural at night while Trinity students slept. The completed work spans fifteen by eighty feet, and is the largest montage mural in the world. It depicts literary works, hieroglyphics, illustrations, and cartography in diverse historical forms.

This imagery celebrates many cultures and their ideas and values, which makes the mural particularly well suited for its setting in a liberal arts institution like Trinity. Although S  ...  Displaying 750 of 3009 characters.



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About  James Sicner

Born:  1940
Died:   1992
Known for:  collage artist and mural painting, allegory, symbolism, lithography