ABOUT THE ARTIST
American, 1941 - 2007
A modernist, innovative painter and sculptor whose styles ranged from Cubism to Pop Art, Michael Hurson was born in Youngstown, Ohio and, beginning in the late 1960s, became a part of the New York art scene. His longtime dealer was Paula Cooper, and his first one-person exhibition in New York was in 1974 at the Museum of Modern Art. He was friends with leading edge artists such as Jennifer Bartlett and Robert Moskowitz.