FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
September 24 – November 7, 2015
The Way It Will Be, 2014, bronze, oil paint, 20 x 17 x 16 inches, Edition of 6
New York, NY September 24, 2015 – Forum Gallery presents an exhibition of new sculpture by British artist Sean Henry. The pairs and groups of figures are created in clay from life and drawings and then cast in bronze. Each work is then painted by the artist, giving them their own emphatic physicality.
Forum Gallery presented Sean Henry’s first U.S. exhibition in 2002, and has shown his work in group and solo shows ever since. The artist’s work is now exhibited regularly in Germany, Sweden, Greece, Norway and Holland, as well as in his native England.
In 2015 his newly commissioned portrait of Sir Tim Berners-Lee, the inventor of the World Wide Web was introduced at the National Portrait Gallery in London.
Henry’s sculptures are installed in public collections throughout the world, including in Germany, Holland, Norway and Sweden as well as the U.K. In the U.S., Sean Henry’s works may be seen in the collections of the Frederik Meijer Gardens and Sculpture Park, Grand Rapids, Michigan; the University of Virginia Art Museum; and Seven Bridges Foundation, Greenwich, Connecticut. His work is included in numerous private collections in the U.S. and around the world.
The exhibition is on view from September 24 through November 7, 2015; A reception and walk-through with the artist will take place October 8, 2015 at Forum Gallery, 730 Fifth Avenue at 57th Street, from 5:30 – 7:30 pm.
Please visit http://forumgallery.com/exhibition/sean-henry-september-24-november-7-2015/ to view the entire exhibition online. The exhibition begins on September 24, 2015 and will be on view through November 7, 2015. Forum Gallery is open Tuesday through Saturday, 10 am to 5:30 pm. For further information, contact the gallery. A full-color catalogue is available from the gallery.
For more information, please contact Kevin Dao, 212-355-4545; firstname.lastname@example.org