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Harry Jackson

 (1924 - 2011)
Harry Andrew Jackson was active/lived in Wyoming, Illinois.  Harry Jackson is known for sculpture-western figure, horses.

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Harry Jackson


Harry Andrew Jackson (1924-2011)

Born with the name Harry Shapiro on the South Side of Chicago, Harry Jackson became a well-known 20th-century artists whose wide-ranging work includes painting and sculpture and styles ranging from Abstract Expressionism to Realism.

He was raised in a family where his mother ran a cafe near the Stockyards, and his father was a drunken, violent man. Jackson was often a truant from school and loved to wander around the Harding Museum looking at Frederic Remington bronzes or to hang out at his mother's cafe listening to stories from the cowboys who had brought their cattle by trains to the stockyards. A teacher noticed his art talent and got him a scholarship to the Chicago Art Institute's Saturd  ...  Displaying 750 of 12732 characters.



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About  Harry Jackson

Born:  1924 - Chicago, Illinois
Died:   2011 - Sheridan, Wyoming
Known for:  sculpture-western figure, horses