David Hennage Sculptor

The purpose of my art has always been to reflect the essence of being human through the form and gesture of the human figure. During the same four decades that I have been sculpting, I have become more involved in the Eastern movement arts, practicing and teaching yoga, qigong and taiji. I see sculpture and these movement arts are complimentary ways of tapping into the wisdom of the body.

The past three years have been an ever-accelerating journey to abstract art from naturalistic representational art. The subject matter is taiji, qigong and yoga poses. The goal is to abstract the energy and movement of these forms using my knowledge of the body combined with my knowledge of physics and math. My current focus is to create public art that combines sculpture and actual performance of taiji on campuses and in parks.

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David Hennage
(562) 304-3113
dhennage@mac.com

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Artist Work

Holding the Ball & The Big Dipper (2017)
Two sculptures in the Hollywood Sculpture Garden. Holding the Ball, white powder coated steel, H6'W3'D3'. The Big Dipper, orange powder coated steel H48"W30"D12"

Holding the Ball (2018)
Wood version of Tai Chi pose. Laminated maple wood on a steel base with oxidized patina H26"W18"D18"

Single Whip (2017)
Dynamic Tai Chi Pose powder coated steel , H22”W36”D15”

Duet I Viv-viD Art (2017)
Collaboration with Asian Theme:Big Dipper I, Sculpture by David Hennage Steel with Oxidation Patina, H32”W30”D6”Diamond Sutra, Painting by Vivian Wenhuey Chen Acrylic, Collage and other Mixed Media on Linen, 51”x38”