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Henry Moore OM, CH ‘Log Pile I’, 1972–4 © The Henry Moore Foundation, All Rights Reserved, DACS 2014


The Artist's Hands 1981 HMF 81(131) pencil, ballpoint pen on Bockingford white wove 227 x 253mm photo: The Henry Moore Foundation archive

Henry Moore, modern master of monstrous organic shapes. Makes you see things in a new light.

Henry Moore sketchbooks. During WWII there was verv little call for large scale sculpture. The pages of his sketchbooks of this period show that he was full of ideas for abstract sculptures that would make use of organic and natural forms rather than pure geometrical shapes.

Henry Moore with Upright Internal/External Figure, 1953–4, in his studio at Hoglands, Perry Green