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Henry Moore: A Natural History


This exhibition explores Henry Moore’s use of found objects – bones, skulls, flintstones, driftwood and  shells – and the interrelationship of these objects  to his drawings, graphic work, and sculpture.

At its core, the exhibition is an opportunity to explore and better understand Henry Moore’s use of, inspiration from, and life-long interest in the shapes, forms, and metaphysical properties of natural historical objects, both large and small, found and given. Drawn from the Henry Moore Foundation’s collection at Perry Green, the exhibition will illuminate the interchangeable processes of transformation from found object to drawing and on to finished sculpture.

21 January 2017 – 7 May 2017

£5 Annual Pass | Under 18s Free

Image: Henry Moore (1898-1986), Reclining Figure Holes, 1976-78, The Henry Moore Foundation Gift of the artist, 1977 © The Henry Moore Foundation 2016

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