John Himmelfarb

The Artful Dodger

Chicago, Illinois

John was born in Chicago in 1946. He was raised in rural Winfield Township, Illinois. After attending Harvard he returned to Chicago and has worked in his Chicago studio since 1970. Many of his recent works refer to trucks.

"I chose to leave the basic form of the hubcap unchanged… The stark icon also serves here as a reminder, a symbol of why this object exists in the first place-something which is easy to forget when objects are amassed in a landfill."John Himmelfarb