Lyman Whitaker

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"The Twister Star Huge", a type of Whirligig.

Lyman Whitaker is an American sculptor working in southern Utah. Whitaker has been a working sculptor for more than 50 years and is known for his kinetic sculptures.

Early work[edit]

Whitaker's early work consisted of largely representational sculpture, varying from traditional bronzes to small mobiles to public fountains.

Recent work[edit]

Lyman has been a practicing sculptor for over 50 years, with a unique knowledge of materials and their application. The past 30 years have primarily been focused on creating Wind Sculpturestm, each of which is produced by hand.

As a master in the kinetic sculpture discipline, Lyman is known round the world. His work is represented at fine art galleries and in private collections throughout the United States and abroad. His sculpture is seen in museums, at the seaside, in urban areas, in public venues and back yards - a reflection of their wide appeal.

The Wind Sculpturestm are kinetic art that responds to the changing currents of the wind. Lyman has created sculptures that are innovative, artistic and responsive to their surroundings. Each is hand-produced and has a high degree of mechanical integrity and quality craftsmanship.

His compositions can vary from single, 5 foot (1.5 m) tall pieces to "Wind ForestsTM" consisting of groups of sculptures standing up to 27 foot (8.2 m) tall.[1]


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