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Earl Biss  

B. 1947-1998 – Earl Biss was a member of the Crow Nation. He had a fine classical education in the arts; graduating from the Institute of American Indian Arts in Santa Fe, New Mexico, followed by several years of study at the San Francisco Art Institute, Biss continued with a year of independent study in Europe. His works are alive in imagination, with flowing, textured strokes of color and form conveying the moods wonder in the dreams and hopes of an exciting people who are his own, the Crow Indian. A member of the Crow Nation, Biss was one of the most prominent American Indian artists. His paintings are hanging in museums around the world.  

Earl Biss was a profound contributor to the explosion of Southwestern Art in the last half of the 20th Century, and particularly for the rise of contemporary Native American Art.  His compelling portraits of Plains Indian horsemen, his phenomenal grasp of the medium of oil painting, and above all the sheer exuberance of his brushwork earned him a place in the history books of modern art.

Biss was a Crow Indian who spent summers on the reservation in Montana as a boy, and returned frequently to live and work there as an adult.  He absorbed tribal legends and history from the elders, roamed the sweeping mountain landscape, and found inspiration for his finest works.

He was a central figure in the miracle generation of students at the Institute of American Indian Arts in Santa Fe during the late sixties.  Together, these brilliant young artists changed the face of Indian Art and Southwestern Art, injecting vivid color and a modernistic sensibility into what had been a sedate genre of linear realism.  Biss was known as the catalyst for this remarkable group.  He went on to make it famous worldwide.

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Where to find authentic Earl Biss Artwork;


Aspen Grove Fine Arts - Downstairs
525 East Cooper Street, #105
Aspen, CO  81611
970.925.5151
970.925.5321 [fax]
http://www.aspengrovefinearts.com



Aspen Grove Fine Arts - Upstairs
525 East Cooper Street, #205
Aspen, CO  81611
970.925.4296
970.925.2367 [fax]
http://www.aspengrovefinearts.com



C. Anthony Gallery
61 Avondale Lane
Beaver Creek, CO
970.845.8645
970.845.8170 [fax]
http://www.canthonygallery.com



Galerie Zuger
120 West San Francisco Street
Santa Fe, NM  87501
505.984.5099
505.984.5087 [fax]
http://www.galeriezuger.com



Masters Gallery - Vail
100 East Meadow Drive
Vail, CO  81657
970.477.0600
970.477.0601 [fax]
http://www.mastersgalleryvail.com

Masters Gallery - Denver
8000 East Belleview Avenue
Greenwood Village, CO  80111
303.221.2449
303.789.2518 [fax]
http://www.mastersgallerydenver.com



Gallery One Writer's Square
1512 Larimer Street
Denver, CO  80202
303.629.5005
303.534.7738 [fax]
http://www.galleryonedenver.com



Clayton Lane Fine Arts
120 Clayton Lane
Denver, CO  80206
720.214.5263
303.243.5269 [fax]
www.claytonlanefinearts.com








 
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