Lonnie Holley

b 1950 (Alabama, USA)

From his original Environment, to the production of wire sculpture and sandstone carving, to his epic contemporary assemblage, this master artist/musician is now considered one of America’s greatest. The current exhibition features a beautiful and historic figurative wirework self-portrait.

Collections: Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York); Smithsonian (Washington DC).
Exhibitions: Souls Grown Deep like the Rivers (2023), Royal Academy of Arts (London); We Will Walk: Art and Resistance in the American South (2020), Turner Contemporary (Margate); Outliers and American Vanguard Art (2018), National Gallery of Art (Washington DC); History Refused to Die (2018), Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York); Looking Back (2014), White Columns (New York).
Publications: Souls Grown Deep like the Rivers (2023), ML Anderson & R Lampkins-Fielder; Revelations (2017), RA Burgard.