Henry Moore

(British, 1898–1986)

draped mother and child on curved bench by henry moore

Henry Moore

Draped Mother and Child on Curved Bench, 1980

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girl doing homework by henry moore

Henry Moore

Girl doing Homework, 1972

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ideas for sculpture by henry moore

Henry Moore

Ideas for Sculpture, 1942

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madonna and child by henry moore

Henry Moore

Madonna and Child, 1943

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maquette for draped reclining mother & baby by henry moore

Henry Moore

Maquette for Draped Reclining Mother & Baby, 1981

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minerva, prometheus and pandora by henry moore

Henry Moore

Minerva, Prometheus and Pandora, 1950

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mother and child xvi by henry moore

Henry Moore

Mother and Child XVI, 1983

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Henry Moore

Mother and Child XX, 1983

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mother and child xxi by henry moore

Henry Moore

Mother and Child XXI, 1983

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reclining figure & mother and child studies by henry moore

Henry Moore

Reclining Figure & Mother and Child Studies, 1977

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reclining figure 7 by henry moore

Henry Moore

Reclining Figure 7, 1977

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reclining mother and child with grey background by henry moore

Henry Moore

Reclining Mother and Child with Grey Background, 1982

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Biography

Timeline

1898
Born: Castleford Yorkshire, England
1919
Enrolled at Leeds School of Art
1921 - 1924
Royal College of Art in London
1924
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
1936
Participated in the International Surrealist exhibition in London
1941 - 1956
Trustee of the Tate Gallery
1955
Made a Companion of Honour

Exhibitions

2013
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
2012
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)
2011
Henry Moore - Leeds Art Gallery, Leeds (England)
2010
55 JAHRE GALERIE KOCH – Meisterwerke der Bildhauerei - Galerie Koch, Hannover, Germany
Le Rêve - Der Traum - Motiv und Metapher - Kunstmuseum Bochum, Bochu, Germany
2009
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)
2008
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)
2007
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)
2006
Henry Moore (retrospective), CaixaForum, Barcelona, Spain (solo)
Classics, Sara Hilden Art Museum, Tampere
2005
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)
2004
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

Literature

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