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Release date: 13 June 2017
13 July – 22 October 2017
This summer the Henry Moore Institute presents the first institutional solo exhibition of Jiro Takamatsu to take place outside his home country of Japan, celebrating the work of this leading figure of post-war art. Through over seventy sculptures, drawings and documents loaned from collections in Japan, USA and Europe, the exhibition traces Takamatsu's artistic practice through his exhibition history, focusing on works from the early 1960s to the late 1970s.
Release date: 9 March 2017
14 Apr 2017 – 18 Feb 2018
Planned to coincide with the fortieth anniversary of the Henry Moore Foundation the exhibition Becoming Henry Moore charts the artist's creative trajectory between 1914 and 1930, from gifted schoolboy to established sculptor.
Release date: 18 January 2017
23 March – 11 June 2017
The Henry Moore Institute's 2017 sculpture commission presents new sculpture by Berlin-based artist Aleksandra Domanović (b. 1981) responding directly to the Institute's building. Alongside a major new sculpture, Votives brings together a series of existing works that take their cue from classical Greek votive statues.
Release date: 10 November 2016
Items from the Henry Moore Foundation collection feature in a number of external exhibitions in the UK and overseas in 2017.
Release date: 26 October 2016
The Henry Moore Institute's 2017 exhibition programme brings an incredible range of international sculpture to our free entry venue in central Leeds. Highlights include Roy Ascott: Form has Behaviour, Aleksandra Domanović, Ghisha Koenig: Machines Restrict their Movement, Jirō Takamatsu: The Temperature of Sculpture, Mary Gillick: Her Art in your Pocket, David Dye: Devices, and Becoming Henry Moore.
Release date: 25 October 2016
24 Nov 2016 – 19 Feb 2017
Sculpture was talk of the town in Britain in the summer of 1972. It was being interrogated, debated, written about and photographed - and regularly appeared in regional and national newspapers, often with damning criticism and complaint. This was down to the City Sculpture Project, a hugely ambitious public sculpture scheme that supported the commissioning of large-scale works.