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Henry Moore


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ISBN 10: 0297793039 / ISBN 13: 9780297793038
Published by British Museum Publications, London, 1988
Condition: Very Good Hardcover
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0297793039 304 pages. Index. Selected bibliography. Colour and black and white photography. "Catalogues the commemorative exhibition at the Royal Academy of Arts, and brings together a remarkable range of the artist's work. Each of the 239 works is fully illustrated and is discussed at length in notes that incorporate extensive quotations from Moore's own writings on art." - from dust jacket. Clean and unmarked with light wear. Tight and square. Dust jacket preserved in Brodart. Modest sunning to dust jacket and lower edge of front board. A sound copy. Bookseller Inventory # 547C5877

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Title: Henry Moore

Publisher: British Museum Publications, London

Publication Date: 1988

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good

Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good

Edition: Reprint.

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This account of Henry Moore's work has been constructed from the notes and drafts of a book on the sculptor which Peter Fuller was preparing in the years before his death in 1990. Although Moore is one of the rare breed of British artists who became a household name, his fluctuating reputation has been difficult to assess. From Fuller's polemically humanist, atheist viewpoint, Moore is seen as an exemplary artist, one who imaginatively transformed his material to express profound truths about our troubled relationship with our maternal roots and with nature itself. Resisting the aggressive fashions of Modernism, he drew on the older English Romantic tradition to create an art which was resolutely secular, and yet a commanding spriritual affirmation.

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