Mitchell-Innes & Nash

Henry Moore

(British, 1898–1986)

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Henry Moore

Ideas for Sculpture, 1940

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Born: Castleford Yorkshire, England
Enrolled at Leeds School of Art
1921 - 1924
Royal College of Art in London
Won travelling scholarship and went to Italy for six months
1925 - 1932
Taught sculpture at the Royal College of Art
1928 - 1929
Received commission for first public sculpture: a figure on St James’s Park underground station in London
1932 - 1939
Taught sculpture at the Chelsea School of Art
Participated in the International Surrealist exhibition in London
1941 - 1956
Trustee of the Tate Gallery
Made a Companion of Honour


European Masters - Tasende Gallery - West Hollywood, West Hollywood, CA
Beyond Brancusi - Norton Simon Museum of Art, Pasadena, CA
NeuenGalerie - neu gesehen: Sammlung + documenta-Erwerbungen - Neue Galerie, Kassel
Artistic Relationships: Partners, Mentors, Lovers - Bechtler Museum of Modern Art, Charlotte, NC
British and French Modernism - Auckland Art Gallery, Auckland
Henry Moore - Late Large Forms - Gagosian Gallery , New York City, NY
Open Depot - Hamburger Kunsthalle, Hamburg
Henry Moore - Late Large Forms - Gagosian Gallery, London (England)
Henry Moore - Leeds Art Gallery, Leeds (England)
55 JAHRE GALERIE KOCH – Meisterwerke der Bildhauerei - Galerie Koch, Hannover, Germany
Le Rêve - Der Traum - Motiv und Metapher - Kunstmuseum Bochum, Bochu, Germany
Henry Moore and the Challenge of Architecture, Didrichsen Museum, Helsinki, Finland (solo)
Mother and Child: Henry Moore’s West Dean Tapestries, Figge Art Musuem, Davenport, Iowa
Moore in Ameirca, New York Botanical Garden, NY (solo)
Henry Moore Textiles, Dovecot Studios, Edinburgh, Scotland (solo)
Henry Moore imaginary landscapes, Haus am Wladsee, Berlin, Germany (solo)
Moore and Mythology, Musée Bourdelle, Paris, France (solo)
Henry Moore: Master Printmaker - A Major Tour of Russia, 12 venues in Russia (solo)
Moore at Kew, Royal Botantic Gardenks, UK (solo)
Good Form: The Goldschmidt Collection of (small scale) Sculpture, Scottsdale museum of Contemporary Art - SMoCA, Phoenix, AZ
Henry Moore: Natural Form, Tate Liverpool, Liverpoo, UK (solo)
Henry Moore: War and Utility, Imperial War Museum, London, UK (solo)
Henry Moore and the Challenge of Architecture, Kunsthal, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Power and Taboo: Sacred Objects from the Pacific, British Museum, London, Uk (solo)
Henry Moore (retrospective), CaixaForum, Barcelona, Spain (solo)
Classics, Sara Hilden Art Museum, Tampere
Dimensions, Winston Wachter Fine Art - New York, New York City, NY
Henry Moore: A Retrospective, Sao Paulo, Rio, Brasilia, Brasil (solo)
Henry Moore - Marlborough London, UK (solo)
Cubism and its Legacy - The Gift of Gustav and Elly Kahnweiler, Tate Liverpool, Liverpool, England (group)

Public Collections

Tate Modern, London, UK
Tate Britain, London, UK
Henry Moore Institute, Leeds, UK
Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, Edinburgh, UK
Kettle's Yard, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, UK
UCLA Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York City, NY
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art - SFMOMA, San Francisco, CA
The National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC
Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía MNCARS, Madrid, Spain
Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Peggy Guggenheim Collection, Venice, Italy
Museo Botero, Bogota , Colombia


Lewison, Jeremy, Henry Moore. Köln ; London : Taschen, 2007
Fuller, Peter, Henry Moore. London : Methuen, 1993
Mitchinson, David and Julian Stallabrass, Henry Moore. New York : Rizzoli, 1992
Compton, Susan P., Henry Moore. London : Royal Academy of Arts, in association with Weidenfeld and Nicolson, 1988
Grigson, Geoffrey, Henry Moore. Harmondsworth, Middlesex, Eng. Penguin books, 1943