Public Art


By John Henry
Category: Sculpture


At eighty-one feet high and 40,000 pounds, Treemonisha is the first large-scale work (over 50 feet) in a group of pieces by Henry that have tumbling or sloping elements.  Named after Scott Joplin’s opera “Treemonisha,” the sculpture is the second permanent sculpture by John Henry in Missouri.

Dimensions: 81′ x 35′
Year Completed: 2008
Material: Steel
Owner: Gateway Foundation

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