John Raymond Henry (1943 – 2 November 2022) was an American sculptor. Henry’s sculpture has been described as “huge welded steel drawings.”
He was born in 1943 in Lexington, Kentucky, USA. In 1969, he earned a BFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago.
John Raymond Henry served as President/Chairman of ConStruct from 1978 to 1980. In 1996, he was awarded an Honorary Doctor of Arts by the University of Kentucky. He was Chairman of the International Sculpture Center from 2001 to 2002.
John Raymond Henry (born 1943) is a world-renowned sculptor. Henry has created numerous monumental and large-scaled works of art for museums, cities, and public institutions in the United States, Europe, and Asia since 1971. He has created some of the largest contemporary metal sculptures in the United States (90 to 100 feet (27 to 30 m) high), and his work is designed, engineered, fabricated, and erected by his own studio in Chattanooga, Tennessee.
Huge welded steel drawings have been described as Henry’s sculpture. John Raymond Henry arranges linear and rectilinear elements to appear to float and defy gravity. Many people imagine a moment of frozen motion in which flying or tumbling elements are frozen.
John Raymond Henry Age: How Old Is John Raymond Henry?
John Raymond Henry was 79 years old.