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Humanity Refigured

Henry Moore and PostWar British Sculpture


Humanity Refigured

Henry Moore (British, 1898– 1986,
Working Model for “Standing Figure: Knife Edge,” 1961
fibreglass/edition of 2 (cast 1973); bronze edition of 7.
AGO, gift of Henry Moore, 1974.
© 2001, The Henry Moore Foundation

This exhibition features sculptures by Henry Moore and some of his younger British contemporaries from the AGO’s permanent collection. Works by artists Kenneth Armitage, Reg Butler and Lynn Chadwick challenged Moore and his generation with new and disquieting images of the human form. Organized by the AGO for provincial tour.

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