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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...

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...

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...

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...

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

  Click the photo to be directed to https://www.speaker.gov/live to watch live on September 29th at 3:00 ET. Read more HERE  

KC Studio Article: Truman Returns to Washington

Arts News: Truman Returns to Washington By Bryan F. Le Beau, July 12, 2021  Marking the 75th anniversary of Harry Truman’s ascendency to the presidency and coinciding with the much-anticipated grand opening of the redesign of the Truman Library and Museum (both delayed a bit by the pandemic), Harry Truman will soon be joining several...

Roo Sculpture Article: UMKC Today

Roo Sculpture by Artist Tom Corbin Settles Into New Home Story by: Patricia O’Dell, odellpa@umkc.edu Published: Apr 26, 2021 Students, faculty and staff welcome new Roo to campus UMKC students, faculty and staff welcomed the newest UMKC Roo to campus in the first public event since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic. Mahreen Ansari, UMKC Student...

KCUR: President Harry S. Truman Returns To Washington, D.C., As A Bronze Statue Ready To Shake Your Hand

KCUR | By Laura Spencer Published March 25, 2021 at 1:23 PM CDT Each state gets to honor two citizens with statues in the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C. In 2022, one ofMissouri’s contributions will be a statue of President Harry S. Truman. Artist and sculptor Tom Corbin on Thursday stood in his Kansas City, Kansas, studio,...

Kansas City, Kansas artist chosen for U.S. Capitol statue of Harry Truman

Fox 4 News by: Matt Stewart, Travis Meier Posted: Mar 30, 2021 / 07:16 AM CDT / Updated: Mar 30, 2021 / 08:11 AM CDT KANSAS CITY, Kan. — A local artist is putting the finishing touches on a new statue that will soon stand inside the U.S. Capitol building. It honors former President Harry Truman. Kansas City, Kansas-based sculptor...

Artist talks about Harry Truman sculpture that will be displayed at US Capitol

KMBC 9 News ABC Mar 25, 2021 Kelly Eckerman KANSAS CITY, Mo. — After 75 years, former president Harry Truman is headed back to Washington. A statue of Truman will go on display at the U.S. Capitol. A local artist is putting the finishing touches on the sculpture that could put the Independence native back...

Published Article from Startland News

Tom Corbin Continued: Famed KC sculptor shapes decades of creativity into a work of art By: Whitney Burke   November 25, 2020 Click here to read on Startland News website Tom Corbin, Corbin Bronze Like many in the entrepreneur community, nationally renowned sculptor and painter Tom Corbin didn’t truly embrace his calling until hitting a wall at...

Published Article from SIMPLYkc Magazine

Molding a Life’s Passion: Tom Corbin Continued Written by Shannon E. Roesgen. Photos provided by Tom Corbin. Tom Corbin is a self-taught sculptor, painter, and furniture designer who embraces a “planned accident” philosophy when creating his works of art. In fact, one might say Corbin’s entire career as an artist has been a planned accident....

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“Thinking about our world status as of 2020, I hope these works represent reaching out with benevolence, compassion and empathy when humanity’s desire for peace and hope are palpable. Prior to the shutdown in March, I had sculpted a simple “XO” as I’ve been interested in the combination of shapes and symbolism for some time....

IN Kansas City Magazine Article

Tom Corbin: The Sculptor and Painter Answers Four Questions

Introducing Our New Book!

We are so happy to finally announce the release of our second coffee table art book, Tom Corbin Continued, featuring Tom’s newest works. Links to purchase a signed copy follow the blurb below. We hope you enjoy! Tom Corbin Continued The Tom Corbin first chronicled in The Inevitable Artist continues to be disciplined, down to...

Social Still Life

Infused with vitality, these still objects take on a life of their own in a bronze installation of a woman’s purse and heels. A snapshot in time captures these articles just as the owner left them, leaving us to wonder where they were or where are they going? Social Still Life is the first sculpture by...

Corbin Bronze Update, 3/24/20

Dear Corbin Representatives, Collectors, Friends and Family, The Corbin Bronze Studio is temporarily closed beginning March 24th for 30 days to comply with Kansas City’s mandate to “Stay at Home” to mitigate the spread of Covid-19 in our community. While we are away from the office physically, we are working from home full-time to support your...

The Deep End

Corbin's expands on the Environments Series with his first tri-figure sculpture. In The Deep End, a moment is captured as a female figure is ready to commence her entry into the pool. The works in the Environments Series place the figure(s) within a setting to deliver a fuller story, giving the figure a purpose and...

Aurora VII

Introducing Tom’s newest sculpture in his signature Aurora series, Aurora VII. In this timeless pose, the figure releasing a dove speaks both aesthetically and symbolically of hope, grace and peace.

Tom Corbin Selected To Sculpt Harry S. Truman

Corbin Bronze is proud to announce that the Truman Library Institute has awarded Tom Corbin the commission to sculpt a bronze monument of President Harry S. Truman. Installation will take place at the U.S. Capitol in the National Statuary Hall Collection, Washington D.C. Please enjoy the article below by Laura Spencer at KCUR, Kansas City's...
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