Stairway to Heaven by James Surls

Stairway to Heaven

James Surls

About the Artist

James Surls is an internationally acclaimed American sculptor and visual artist. His artwork is in the collections of the MoMA, Guggenheim, the Whitney, country of Singapore and numerous renowned galleries throughout the world. He is known for his largely monotone sculptures, drawings and prints that feature natural and human images and forms. Surls’ work is particularly organic and primal. To learn more about James Surls, see

Project Details

  • Artist: James Surls
  • Born: Lindale, Texas; 1943
  • Work: Stairway to Heaven, 2001
  • Medium: steel, paint
  • Website:
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