Earl Oliver Hurst
(1895 - 1958)
Earl Oliver Hurst was active/lived in New York, Ohio. Earl Hurst is known for comics, political cartoons, magazine and book illustration.
Biography Earl Oliver Hurst
"Study Hurst's line carefully", wrote Ernest Watson in a 1942 profile in American Artist magazine. "You will see how it fluctuates, now full and lush as it accents some dominant action, now delicate as it defines a subtle bit of expression; but always sensitive, directed by complete knowledge and technical mastery".
Watson goes on to say "You will never find a deliberately drawn line in a Hurst illustration: only a swift-moving brush will produce that sense of alive-ness which is the essential characteristic of his work".
Earl Oliver Hurst was born in Buffalo, New York, in 1898. After a stint in World War I, he took night classes at the Cleveland School of Art while working days at The Plain Dealer, where he
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