Art News

Joslyn Art Museum Outdoor Garden Galleries Showcases Three New Sculptures

OMAHA, NE.- Large-scale works by two major contemporary American sculptors and a figurative bronze by preeminent French sculptor Auguste Rodin were positioned in locations across the Joslyn Art Museum campus this month. Joslyn Art Museum’s One of the Burghers of Calais: Andrieu d’Andres, immortalized by Rodin (French, 1840–1917) and the generous gift of John and Carmen Gottschalk, G. Woodsen Howe, and Anda Howe (2002), moved from the Museum’s concert hall foyer to the southeast corner of the Peter Kiewit Foundation Sculpture Garden. A recently conserved bright red aluminum sculpture by John Henry (American, born 1944), a gift of the Metropolitan Life Insurance Company (1991), will return to the Museum’s parking garden Monday, May 24 (installation continuing Tuesday, May 25). The piece was installed in 2008 and damaged during a powerful spring storm that year. Finally, Moment by Albert Paley (American,