ARTISTS

BARRY HEHEMANN

TITLE: Everyone’s Everest

LOCATION: 2201 North Cannon Drive

SIZE: 11’ x 30’ x 20’

MATERIALS: granite, steel

SPONSOR:

Hehemann received a MFA from the University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana. He co-owns Vector Custom Fabrication, Inc., a company specializing in architectural metals. His sculptures have contributed to Chicago area exhibits including Pier Walk, Art Chicago, and Martin Luther King Drive Gateway Project. As the title suggests, Hehemann’s sculpture alludes to a mountain precipice. Slabs of granite are catapulted as if precariously balanced in space. The staircase allows the viewer to ascend the piece to view the surrounding landscape.

YEARS EXHIBITED: 2008, 2003, 2002

Everyone’s Everest

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