March 15 – July 27, 2014

James Lee Hansen is a noted Modernist sculptor from Washington State whose work is included in many public and private collections. James Lee Hansen: Sculpture features more than thirty of the artist’s maquettes and small sculptures and includes works produced from the 1960s to the present. They are accompanied by photo panels showing Hansen’s larger sculptures and architectural commissions.

Download the 24-page booklet about Hansen, written by Maryhill Curator of Art Steven L. Grafe.

This exhibition and its associated programs and publication were produced with assistance from James Lee and Jane Elizabeth Hansen, and sponsored by Art Dodd and Diane Plumridge, Broughton and Mary Bishop Family Advised Fund of the Community Foundation for Southwest Washington and the Washington State Arts Commission/National Endowment for the Arts.

Image: James Lee Hansen (American, b. 1925), Naga Stand Head, 1971, bronze, 1971, 16¾” x 9” x 9” x 9½”; Photo courtesy of the artist