A sculptor’s visionary career examined at Books & Books

john_henryMeet American sculptor
John Henry
Discussing and signing his coffee-table masterpiece
John Henry: Sculpture
(Ruder-Finn Press, $85)

Friday, May 31, 8pm
Books & Books, Coral Gables


John Henry is known worldwide for his large-scale public works of art and is currently designing the world’s tallest sculpture. With the recent collaboration between former Corcoran Museum director David C. Levy, art writer and educator Stephen Luecking, and renowned sculpture photographer David Finn, sculptor John Henry has now ventured into the medium of books.


For the first time ever, art admirers can dive into the world of John Henry. While Henry’s pieces are pictured in numerous internationally-recognized publications, textbooks and art books, this is the first book of its kind dedicated solely to the work of John Henry.


About the Artist:

JOHN HENRY lives in Chattanooga, TN. He has shown his work extensively since the early 1960’s and exhibits a definitive trademark style that is recognized internationally. His works range in scale from small tabletop pieces to some of the largest contemporary metal sculptures in the world. The geometric forms that have defined John’s work for more than forty years have their aesthetic and historical base in Constructivism. John has a supreme commitment to the materiality of his work, and an unwavering insistence on maintaining the integrity of the process and the materials in developing his visual vocabulary.

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