Barry Flanagan


Birthday January 11, 1941

Birth Sign Capricorn

Birthplace Wales

DEATH DATE Aug 31, 2009 (68)

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Sculptor whose bronze hare statues, "Large Left-Handed Drummer" and "Large Mirror Nijinski," were erected in New York's Union Square and in Cologne's Skulpturen Park Köln.

Before Fame

His early works were fashioned out of materials such as sand and burlap.


His beloved statue, "Thinker on a Rock," became a well-known landmark at Washington University in St. Louis.

Family Life

He was married to Sue Lewis, with whom he had two daughters.

Associated With

His 1997 work, "Thinker on a Rock," was a playful take on Auguste Rodin's famous sculpture.