Natural sculptures from the Qing dynasty The Developing Process: The abstraction of the bust indicates the influences of Hans Arp and the Surrealists on Moore during the 1930s. Auden for an exhibition at the British Museum. The hybrid forms of modern sculpture By Leafy Ways: The greens and blues of the figures and the close composition evocatively portray the dank, crowded conditions of the underground. The Notepiece The New Man: In choosing the sculptors British Art Portfolio has incorporated established names alongside inspiring new talent to create a show that will enlighten, provoke, excite and charm the visitor.
The real Moore left examining his waxwork counterpart, Madame Tussauds, 1977. The first of twelve masks created over the next three years inspired by Mexican and African masks.
The first of six major reclining figures in Elmwood. Ivory carving and Belgian colonialism Against Nature: Glenkiln Cross. Jonty Wilde.
At this time, Moore begins to use experimental techniques whilst drawing from life; this is one of the earliest instances of his combination of pen, ink, chalk and wash. Night Time , c. Named after Moore placed the sculpture in a field in his estate he leased to a farmer, becoming a favoured shelter of the sheep.
The essential character and personality of a species is well established in bronzes which, more importantly, succeed and delight as pure sculptural form. LH 224 Madonna and Child , Terracotta.
Whitworth Gallery, Manchester. Unlike other abstracted two-part mother and child sculptures, here the maternal and infant elements touch indicating their interdependency. Paris Match.