Nathan Manilow Sculpture Park / Illinois Landscape No. 5 – by John Henry

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Illinois Landscape No. 5 – by John Henry

1976 / welded and painted steel

Location: Nathan Manilow Sculpture Park

Commissioned by the Governors State University Foundation with assistance from the National Endowment for the Arts.

The marker reads..
This sculpture, which measures 134 feet in length, is typical of John Henry’s work. Through the careful arrangement of simple forms and with great attention to angles of incidence and visual weight, the artist has created a structure which seems, from a distance, to dance effortlessly across the landscape. But it is also an interactive work, so large the viewer can enter it, move easily between its monumental components observing the play of light and shade – experiencing the work from both the inside and out…

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Illinois Landscape No. 5 -  by John Henry

Illinois Landscape No. 5 – by John Henry / Nathan Manilow Sculpture Park

 

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Illinois Landscape No. 5 - by John Henry / Nathan Manilow Sculpture Park

Illinois Landscape No. 5 – by John Henry / Nathan Manilow Sculpture Park

 

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Illinois Landscape No. 5 -  by John Henry

Illinois Landscape No. 5 – by John Henry / Nathan Manilow Sculpture Park

 

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Illinois Landscape No. 5 -  by John Henry

Illinois Landscape No. 5 – by John Henry / Nathan Manilow Sculpture Park

 

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Illinois Landscape No. 5 -  by John Henry

Illinois Landscape No. 5 by John Henry/ Nathan Manilow Sculpture Park

 

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Illinois Landscape No. 5 -  by John Henry

Illinois Landscape No. 5 – by John Henry / Nathan Manilow Sculpture Park

 

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