Henry Moore’s rise from Yorkshire miner’s son to international acclaim as the twentieth century’s greatest sculptor is one of the most remarkable stories in British art.
Early in the Second World War, Henry Moore had to give up working on sculpture when his Hampstead studio was bombed. Instead he concentrated on drawing, creating a monumental series of works showing the plight of people sheltering in the London Underground.
David Mitchinson, former Head of Collections and Exhibitions at The Henry Moore Foundation, has written a new book, Henry Moore: Prints and Portfolios.
Published by Maeght Foundation. 253 pp with colour images throughout.
Henry Moore, renowned throughout the world for his sculpture and drawings, was one of the few modern artists to extend his work into the realm of tapestry.
Henry Moore’s writings constitute a vivid and comprehensive record of his life and work, of the influences that shaped his vision, and of his reactions to the work of other artists, periods and cultures.
Published to accompany an exhibition organised by The Henry Moore Foundation.
Volume 1 journeys back to the earliest days of Moore’s career, reproducing 1000 drawings from the period 1916-29.
This publication of the Catalogue Raisonne of the graphic work of Henry Moore by Gerald Cramer, Alister Grant and David Mitchinson
A remarkable evocation in full colour of the exhibition of Moore’s late monumental bronzes held in the Bagatelle garden’s Paris, in 1992.
Osborne Samuel Gallery has always specialised in British avant-garde prints, representing the Edward Wadsworth Estate and dealing in the prints of Nash, CRW Nevinson and William Roberts.
Philip Vann’s accompanying essay gives us for the first time a thorough understanding of Power’s work, putting it firmly into a contemporary context. Published in hardback in 2013. 112pp.