Edward Bearden

Edward Bearden (1919-1980) A Dallas native and alumni of Southern Methodist University (SMU), Bearden went on to study with Otis Dozier at Colorado Springs Fine Art Center. Bearden taught at SMU, served as assistant to Jerry Bywaters and owned an advertising agency. Bearden is especially noted for presidential portraits and of actors in the movie Giant, when the movie was being made in Marfa, Texas. 

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