Geometric MADI to Feature Works by John Henry April 28-July 23

Geometric MADI to Feature Works by John Henry April 28-July 23

A major work by the artist is permanently featured in the Hall Arts Plaza in the Dallas Arts District

DALLAS–John Henry, the creator of the large yellow sculpture on Ross Street in the Dallas Art District, will have a show at the Museum of Geometric and MADI Art in Uptown Dallas.

Henry is known worldwide for his large-scale public works of art, which grace numerous museum, corporate, public and private collections. His works are prominently exhibited in many American cities and states as well as throughout Europe and Asia. His work is also visible in the Hall Sculpture Garden in Frisco.

The geometric forms that have defined Henry’s work for more than forty years have their aesthetic and historical base in Constructivism. Henry received a Ford Foundation grant to attend the Art Institute of Chicago, where he earned a BFA. He received an Honorary Doctor of Arts from the University of Kentucky in 1996. He was a founding member of ConStruct, the artist-owned gallery that promoted and organized large-scale sculpture exhibitions throughout the United States.

Some recent exhibitions include: OPEN 2007, Venice, Italy; Sarasota Season of Sculpture 4, Sarasota, FL, 2007; American Sculptors in the Shadow of the Alps, Art St. Urban, Switzerland, 2007; Sculpture a Wyoming Invitational at the University of Wyoming, Laramie, 2008; his one-man exhibition throughout the state of Florida, Drawing in Space: The Peninsula Project, 2008/09, Sculpture for New Orleans, 2009, and Art in the Garden at the San Antonio Botanical Garden, July 2009.

Henry’s exhibit at the Museum of Geometric and MADI Art opens April 28, and runs until July 23. John Henry will be onsite for the Opening and for an Arcadia Salon discussion on May 18 at 6:30 p.m.

About The Museum of Geometric and MADI Art
Located in Uptown Dallas, the Museum of Geometric and MADI Art (the MADI) is the only museum dedicated to MADI art and the primary point of focus for the MADI movement in the United States. Opening in 2003, the MADI has presented exhibitions of MADI art including MADI movement founder Carmelo Arden Quin, as well as works by contemporary artists working in geometric forms. Find out more about the Museum of Geometric and MADI Art at www.geometricmadimuseum.org, or call (214) 855-7802.

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