SCULPTURE by John Banks
Monumental & Public Art
1975, 10' x 8' x 40' ferro cement. Landmark Sculpture for California State University, Northridge. Reads the initials CSUN from two separate directions.
1996, 7'-6" x 16'. Rolled steel pipe and fire nozzles form into the work "Art" when viewed from one direction. "Best Public Art in Las Vegas 1995".
2002, 21' x 32'. Bronze, aluminum and granite. Firefighters Memorial for Southern Nevada.
2005, bronze and/or aluminum. Life size helmet and axe. Bronze. Honoring the time-honored fire service tradition of "Tolling of the Bell".
7' x 5' x 3'. Memorial honoring Police, Fire and Emergency Medical Services in Palm Mortuary, Las Vegas, Nevada.
2006. 25' x 9' x 13'. Rolled 6" steel pipe form 3 flowing shapes which appear to be banners flowing in the wind. When viewed from the focal point the word "ART" appears. Imperial Beach, CA.
2011, 8' x 9' x 8'. One line of rolled 6" steel pipe forms into an abstraction that reads the word "Art" from one direction. Long Beach, California.
2001. Steel pipe. Spells the word Art in capital letters from the focal point. Las Vegas Arts District.
2009, steel and fiberglass. A focal point image of a treble clef. Public art in 7 cities of 5 states. Original shown in El Paseo Invitational Palm Desert California and purchased for the new Performing Arts Center Liberty Missouri. First aluminum reproduction purchased for the Phillip S. Miller amphitheater Castle Rock, Colorado.
2008. 104" x 25" x 35". Rolled steel pipe. Forms into the Japanese character of "The Sky" when viewed at the focal point. Boulder City, Nevada.
2010, Three different expanded depths of the same five-point star image. Bourne, Texas.
2011, aluminum.11'-8" x 4'-4" x 7'-3". Abstract design of a five-point star image. Highlands Ranch, Colorado.
2012, aluminum. 10' x 2' x 3'. Forms into the image of a 6 point star at the focal point. Boulder City, Nevada.
2013, steel, 11' x 4' x 7'. Forms into the image of the "Star of David" when viewed from the focal point.
2014, 4" steel tubing in a single line forms into the image of the word "ART" when viewed from the focal point. Sheridan Wyoming.
2016 steel. 82" x 60" x60". Forms into the image of "Art" in old English font. Monument, Colorado.