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New Works from the Studio of Tom Corbin

Introducing new figurative and equine works from Corbin’s Studio. Ranging from 15″ to 68″, these figures are dynamic and commanding in their own distinctive ways. We hope you enjoy these new sculpted works! Joie de Vivre, French for delight in life, expresses joy and happiness with a bounce in her step and forward momentum in her posture. She is a...

U.S. Capitol Rotunda Dedication of President Truman Statue

We are overwhelmed by all of the responses and support received following the unveiling of Tom Corbin’s bronze statue of President Harry Truman on September 29th in the Rotunda of the U.S. Capitol. Thank you to our friends, family, supporters and everyone involved with the completion of this historic sculpture. We want to thank the Truman Library Institute and their...

Kansas City Star Article

Missouri icon Harry Truman strides back into U.S. Capitol as long-awaited statue unveiled BY DANIEL DESROCHERS UPDATED SEPTEMBER 30, 2022 1:24 PM Link to article Former President Harry Truman liked to walk. He used a walking cane to keep track of his strides and would start walking around the Washington D.C., and later Independence, doing his best to keep a...

NPR Article

A Kansas City sculptor secures his legacy with Harry Truman statue at the U.S. Capitol KCUR | By Luke X. Martin,  Laura Spencer Published September 30, 2022 at 3:00 AM CDT Link to article Artist Tom Corbin was chosen for the job by a committee that included members of the Truman family. His statue of the 33rd president, who was from Independence,...

Washington Post Article

Statue of Harry Truman unveiled in U.S. Capitol Rotunda By Associated Press September 29, 2022 at 4:55 p.m. EDT Link to article   WASHINGTON D.C. — Former President Harry S. Truman was remembered by Democratic and Republican leaders as one of the most consequential presidents in history during a ceremony Thursday unveiling a statue of Truman in the Rotunda of the...

Architect of the Capitol

Harry S. Truman Statue Harry S. Truman (1884-1972) was a U.S. senator from Missouri and served as president of the United States from 1945 to 1953. Link to AOC entry Missouri gave this statue of Truman to the National Statuary Hall Collection in 2022. Artist Tom Corbin (1954- ) took up modeling and bronze casting in his thirties and now sculpts, designs furniture and...

Watch the Unveiling Live! 9/29 3:00 ET

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Tom Corbin’s President Harry Truman

Announcement from Corbin Bronze Tom Corbin’s monumental bronze statue of President Harry Truman will be unveiled in the U.S. Capitol Rotunda on September 29th. Truman is headed back to Washington DC! Corbin’s 8 foot tall sculpture is being installed in the Rotunda as part of the Statuary Hall Collection. The formal unveiling event has been scheduled for September 29th at...

2022 Corbin Horses

Introducing Horse and Rider III and Horse Study #4! From Prehistoric cave drawings to Renaissance masterpieces and present day icons, horses have been a recurring theme in paintings and sculpture alike in various cultures throughout history. While Tom Corbin focuses primarily on the human figure, he has always been intrigued by equines and continues to find new inspiration in the...

New Figurative Works

Seated Figure I embodies poise and serenity in this classical pose sculpted in Corbin’s contemporary style. Atop the optional marble base, the figure makes a bold statement in rich black/brown patina. Seated Figure I Edition 60 13.75”H, 11.5”D, 12”W with base Bronze, black/brown patina Imperial Danby marble base (optional) Now shown with a hand-painted polychrome finish, Cartwheel II is rooted in...