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Release date: 15 October 2020
13 Nov 2020 – 23 May 2021
Exhibition at Museo Novecento, Florence. Curated by Sergio Risaliti and Sebastiano Barassi.
Release date: 9 October 2020
The Henry Moore Institute and Leeds Arts University are marking 100 years since Yorkshire's own Henry Moore started studying sculpture, the first step on his journey to becoming a world renowned artist.
The anniversary coincides with the unveiling of a set of the artist's notebooks that will be shown in public for the first time at the Henry Moore Institute from Tuesday 13 October 2020.
Release date: 14 September 2020
Marking the 80th anniversary of Henry Moore's move to Perry Green, in 1940.
Release date: 31 July 2020
Henry Moore Foundation awards £60,000 in rapid-response to artists across the UK amid the Covid-19 pandemic
The Henry Moore Foundation has shown its on-going commitment to the future of sculpture with the announcement of its new Artist Award Scheme. As a response to the pressures brought about by the current Covid-19 pandemic, the Foundation has allocated more than £60,000 of funding and resources to directly assist 40 artists at a time when other sources of income might no longer be available.
Release date: 15 July 2020
The Henry Moore Institute, the centre for sculpture in Leeds will reopen to the public on 1 September 2020 after a temporary closure of more than five months due to Covid-19.
Release date: 17 June 2020
4 July – 1 November 2020
The home of sculptor Henry Moore in the magnificent Hertfordshire countryside is set to reopen to the public on Saturday 4 July following a three-month delay due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
Release date: 7 April 2020
31 March – 31 October 2021
Innovative exhibition, encouraging visitors to touch sculpture, will now open in 2021
Release date: 12 March 2020
23 May – 13 September 2020
This event is postponed until further notice
Release date: 27 January 2020
3 April – 25 October 2020
The acclaimed artist and author, Edmund de Waal, has curated an exhibition of works by Henry Moore in which visitors will be encouraged to touch some of the sculptures. Entitled This Living Hand: Edmund de Waal Presents Henry Moore, the exhibition will focus on the role of touch and the hand in Henry Moore's art and will also include a series of original sculptures.
Release date: 21 January 2020
13 March – 28 June 2020
Bumped Body introduces the enchanting figurative sculpture of Paloma Varga Weisz in the artist's first public solo exhibition in England. Using traditional techniques of woodcarving and ceramics, her sculptures create a symbolic universe with a cast of characters that are both alluring and unsettling.