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Sean Henry

Seated Figure, 2016

Bronze and oil paint
37 4/5 × 25 1/5 in
96 × 64 cm
Edition of 6
This is part of a limited edition set.
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London
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About the work
Sean Henry
British, b. 1965
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Sean Henry’s sculptures of contemporary figures in casual, everyday clothing, are frozen mid-motion or lost in moments of quiet reflection. First modeling forms in clay, then casting them in bronze or ceramics and painting them in oil, Henry creates figures that resemble three-dimensional paintings, capturing psychological presence through an economy of expression. Often exhibited in public spaces, Henry’s sculptures are palpably realistic but never representational in scale—they are always either larger or smaller than life. Henry says his work is about “the tension between the making and staging of figures that seem to belong to the real world, and the degree to which they echo our experiences and sympathies.”

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Sean Henry
British, b. 1965
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Sean Henry’s sculptures of contemporary figures in casual, everyday clothing, are frozen mid-motion or lost in moments of quiet reflection. First modeling forms in clay, then casting them in bronze or ceramics and painting them in oil, Henry creates figures that resemble three-dimensional paintings, capturing psychological presence through an economy of expression. Often exhibited in public spaces, Henry’s sculptures are palpably realistic but never representational in scale—they are always either larger or smaller than life. Henry says his work is about “the tension between the making and staging of figures that seem to belong to the real world, and the degree to which they echo our experiences and sympathies.”

Sean Henry

Seated Figure, 2016

Bronze and oil paint
37 4/5 × 25 1/5 in
96 × 64 cm
Edition of 6
This is part of a limited edition set.
Contact For Price
Location
London
Have a question? Visit our help center.
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