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Caspar Gustav Fidelis Henselmann Edit Profile


Caspar Gustav Fidelis Henselmann, American sculptor. Commissioner City of Denver, 2004—2005.


Henselmann, Caspar Gustav Fidelis was born on March 13, 1933 in Mannheim, Germany. Came to the United States, 1950. Son of Albert Edward and Lore Elfriede (Feist) Henselmann.


Student, Northwestern University, 1950-1952;diploma in medical art, University of Illinois College Medicine, 1955;Bachelor of Fine Arts, The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, 1956;postgraduate studies, Wayne State University, Columbia University, 1958-1961.


Fellow W. B. Saunders Public Company, Philadelphia, 1956. Medical illustrator private practice, New York City, since 1968. Art director Aron & Falcone advertising, Chatham, New Jersey, 1972-1973.

Associate professor sculpture CW Post Center Long Island (New York ) University, 1976-1977, Hofstra University, Hempstead, New York, 1987-1988. Professor Long Island University, Brooklyn, since 1996. Visiting artist St. Cloud (Minnesota) State College, 1975, Ox-Bow School of Painting, Sugatuck, Michigan, 1976, Memphis Academy Fine Arts, 1982, Maryland Art Institute, 1982, University North Carolina, Chapel Hill, 1983.

Lecturer and critic Graduate School of Architecture, University Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 1993, Graduate School Architecture, Columbia University, New York City, 1994. Member Berlin-Spandau International City Planning Project Team, Columbia University, 1993.


  • Other Work

    • One-man shows include Rice Gallery, New York City, 1961, 63, Kern County Museum, Bakersfield, California, 1965, Stable Gallery, 1968, 55 Mercer Gallery, 1972, 74, 75, 76, 77, Sculpture Now, New York City, 1979, Fredericsburg (Virginia) Center for Creative Arts, 1979, Walter Bischoff Gallery, Chicago, 1986, Drothea Van Der Koelen, Mainz, Germany, 1989, Walter Bischoff, Stuttgart, Berlin, Germany, 1990, 94, 97, Kunstverein Bielefeld Museum in Waldhof, Germany, 1991, Bill Bace Gallery, New York City, 1992, 95, Stadt Gallery, Lahr, Germany, 1993, Offenberg Museum, Germany, 1994, View Pardo Gallery, New York City, 1996, Kingsborough Community College, Brooklyn, 1997, Lindenau Museum, Altenburg, Germany, 1991, Rosenberg & Kaufman Gall., New York City, 1995, Villa Haiss Museum, Altenburg, Neuberger Museum, Purchase, New York, 1999, Robert Pardo Gallery, 1999, Forum Munich, 2003, Artefact, Zurich, Wooster Artspace, New York, 2004, 07. Exhibited in group shows American Painting and Sculpture Annual, Philadelphia, 1964, National Design Center, Chicago, 1964, New England Artists Annual, Silvermine, Connecticut, 1964, Arts Council of Great Britain, Whitechapel Gallery, London, 1970, Marika Malacorda Gallery, Geneva, 1976, Memphis (Tennessee) Academy Fine Arts, 1982, Nina Owen Gallery, Chicago, 1987, University Massachusetts, Amherst, 1989, Bischoff Gallery, 1998, University Long Island, 1998, Pardo Gallery, 1999-2002, Chelsea Studio Gallery, New York City, 2002, Berlin, 2002, Wooster Artspace, 2003, Robert Pardo, 2003, Milano Artefact, 2005, Haverstraw, New York, 2007, Bau Institute, Hudson, New York, 2007.

      Represented in collections in Marshall-Isley Bank Lobby, Milwaukee, 1971, Mannesmann International Headquarters, Dusseldorf, Germany, 1985, Deutsche Bank, New York City, 1990, Union Suiss Bank, New York City, 1990, Julius Baer Bank, New York City, 1992, Kunsthalle, Bremen Germany, 1993, Collection Hurrle, Durbach, Germany, 1994, Lindenau Museum, Villa Haiss Museum, Neuberger Museum, Swiss Paraplegic Center, Nottwil, Switzerland, 2005, Kresge Museum, Lansing, Michigan, 2006.


Commissioner City of Denver, 2004—2005.


Married Evangeline Karantzaki, December 30, 1961. Children: Xavier, Samuel.

Albert Edward Henselmann

Lore Elfriede (Feist) Henselmann

Evangeline Karantzaki

Xavier Henselmann

Samuel Henselmann