Henry Moore

Is Xavier Mascaró the Spanish Henry Moore?

Lorenzo Belenguer | Posted 04.04.2015 | UK
Lorenzo Belenguer

Expressing the underlying tensions of human life - opulence versus asceticism, pleasure versus fear - in which the presence of the figure could be considered a mere accident. Rather than individual sentiments; the whole of society is packed in each work.

A Big Week in the Visual Arts in January Is Coming

Lorenzo Belenguer | Posted 18.03.2015 | UK
Lorenzo Belenguer

January is usually blue, but not in the Visual Arts. It is red. It is the beginning of the year and starts with a big bang: Art Fairs, top quality exhibitions, talks, performances... Everybody wants to welcome the New Year in the best possible way.

10 Things Filmmakers Can Learn from Henry Moore

Elliott Grove | Posted 05.03.2015 | UK Entertainment
Elliott Grove

Henry Moore was one of the most successful and recognised visual artists of the 20th century, and someone who I had the great pleasure of meeting and working with when I came out of art school in Toronto in the 1970s.

Maciej Urbanek: HS, an Installation

Dr Michael Petry | Posted 26.01.2015 | UK Entertainment
Dr Michael Petry

When I asked Urbanek about the moniker HS, he gave me a wry smile, and told me that every year at Easter in a formal consecration ceremony they process a large lit white candle around the font and then spill the hot wax into the awaiting water. Jump in!

Sir Anthony Caro Grand Old Man of British Sculpture Dies

Paul Carter Robinson | Posted 24.12.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Paul Carter Robinson

Sir Anthony Caro OM, CBE (89) was widely regarded as the greatest British sculptor of his generation who played a pivotal role in the development of twentieth century sculpture.

During Times of Austerity Art is Just Middle-Class Decadence

Assed Baig | Posted 20.02.2013 | Home
Assed Baig

Old Flo is being used as a political football; those that talk about art at a time of austerity are the ones that do not have issues with finances. For many in Tower Hamlets life has been getting tougher, when the credit crunch hit, some of them had no credit to crunch, whilst the lovey-dovey, pretentious wine sipping art lovers enjoyed well paid jobs.

Who Owns Old Flo? Council Sale Takes New Twist

PA | Posted 18.02.2013 | Home

A council's plan to sell a Henry Moore sculpture has hit a snag as another local authority has said it owns it. Lutfur Rahman, mayor of Tower Hamle...

Moore And Rodin To Go Side-By-Side In New Outdoor Exhibition

The Huffington Post UK | Sam Parker | Posted 09.02.2013 | Home

One is considered the forefather of modern sculpture, the other is England's best known exponent of the art. Now, the work of two of the best known...

Men Who Stole £500k Henry Moore Sculpture To Sell For £46 To Be Sentenced

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 02.02.2013 | Home

Two men will appear in court today to be sentenced for stealing a Henry Moore sculpture worth up to £500,000. Liam Hughes, 22, and 19-year-old Jas...

Why Flo Mustn't Go

Sharon Ament | Posted 12.01.2013 | Home
Sharon Ament

What has become apparent during the past few weeks is that the cause of Old Flo is resonating with people across the spectrum. For many she is a direct part of their childhood, for others she is a legacy for future generations, for some of us she is a symbol of artistic value.

Why We Had to Sell Henry Moore's 'Old Flo'

Lutfur Rahman | Posted 09.01.2013 | Home
Lutfur Rahman

There has been huge domestic and international interest in our decision to sell a much loved Henry Moore sculpture, 'Old Flo', that our borough bought many years ago - it wasn't donated to us as press reports have erroneously claimed. We are not the first authority to explore raising much needed revenue at a time of austerity from selling works of art... If only there was as much national media interest in the fact that we are being forced to make £100million cuts by 2015, as there has been over the proposed sale of this sculpture to mitigate the effect of some of those cuts

'Old Flo' Sculpture Is Latest Victim Of Government Cuts

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 07.01.2013 | Home

A council has gone ahead with the controversial sale of the Henry Moore sculpture Draped Seated Woman to claw back money lost in budget cuts, it emerg...

Walking Around London

Chris T-T | Posted 29.09.2012 | Home
Chris T-T

William Blake the printer tromps endlessly around London, stout and baby faced like a grimy, windswept William Hague.

Stolen Henry Moore Sculpture Recovered

PA | Posted 21.07.2012 | Home

A £500,000 sculpture stolen from the former home of British artist Henry Moore has been recovered by detectives after a televised appeal for informat...

Unfinished Turners, Blake, Hockney And Lowry To Hang At Refurbished Tate Britain

PA/Huffington Post | Posted 17.07.2012 | Home

Unfinished works by JMW Turner will go on show in an exhibition at Tate Britain. The show will include a series of little-known nudes he painted du...

Meet The Maths Whiz Who's On A Different Planet

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah O'Meara | Posted 18.04.2012 | UK Lifestyle

If you want to make a career from doodling you'd better be ready to take on Vi Hart, the Stony Brook University music graduate and self-titled recreat...