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Henry Moore Exhibition Displays Rare Works of the 1960s

Henry Moore: The Sixties will present a fascinating insight into the sculptor’s life and work during this pivotal decade in his career. In the 1960s, Moore embraced new materials and techniques which enabled him to work on an increasingly monumental scale. He incorporated a greater degree of abstraction in his work and satisfied an enormous global demand for his art, which sometimes generated controversy. This exhibition, held at his former home in Hertfordshire, will feature...

Exploring Glass in Contemporary Sculpture at the Henry Moore Institute

Glass sculptures created between 1965 and the present day will be on display in a new exhibition entitled A State of Matter: Modern and Contemporary Glass Sculpture at the Henry Moore Institute in Leeds, UK . The exhibition, which aims to explore glass through its three different states of matter: solid, liquid and gas, will unveil pieces from 16 different artists including Claire Falkenstein, Mona Hatoum, Luke Jerram, Joseph Kosuth and Hew Locke. A State...

Henry Moore and Churchill in Dreweatts Contemporary Art Auction

A bronze sculpture measuring just 11cm by one of the greatest British sculptors of the 20th century, Henry Moore (1898-1986), is set to come to auction at Dreweatts Modern and Contemporary Art sale on October 12th 2021. The work titled Reclining Nude: Crossed Feet depicts a recumbent female nude – a form that dominated Moore’s artistic oeuvre throughout his career. He loved the composition both for the spirit of the idea, as well as the...

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