Joslyn Art Museum Celebrates a Contemporary American Sculptor


OMAHA, NE.- Opening August 7 in Joslyn Art Museum’s contemporary galleries is an exhibition celebrating Albert Paley’s diverse and significant body of work, his virtuosity as a monumental sculptor, and the completion and dedication of Odyssey, Paley’s gateway into Iowa on Interstate 80 at S. 24th Street in Council Bluffs, Iowa, near the Missouri River border with neighboring Omaha. Odyssey was commissioned by the Iowa West Foundation as part of their nationally acclaimed Public Art Initiative. Albert Paley: Celebrating a Contemporary American Sculptor, on view through September 26 at Joslyn, is made possible by a generous grant from the Iowa West Foundation with additional support from Douglas County and Philip J. Willson. Albert Paley (American, born 1944) is the first metal sculptor to receive the coveted Lifetime Achievement Award from the American Institute of Architects, the AIA’s highest award to a non-