Artist Harry Jackson sketched this self-portrait in 1954, the same year the Cody native turned away from abstract expressionism and rededicated himself to realism.
CODY, Wyo. — A singular collection of distinctive work by an American master and 20th century icon, Harry Jackson, is up for sale in Cody.
Northwest College associate art professor John Giarrizzo called “The Italian Bar” by Harry Jackson “one of the most important portrait paintings in American 20th century art.”
Matt Jackson had a dream. He wanted to keep the sculpture of Sacajawea, the abstract depiction of the Marines’ assault on Betio Island and the rest of his father’s work in Wyoming. The late Harry Jackson always thought of the state as home.
Artist Harry Jackson looks through some sketches from his Marine Corp. combat artist years in his studio in Cody, Wyo., on Oct. 15. Jackson died recently at age 87.
CODY, Wyo. -- Famed artist Harry Jackson died in Sheridan on Monday, family members said.
CODY, Wyo. — In the painting, the green man is dead.