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I’ve been spending the weekend in Yorkshire with friends Robin and Ann.  I’ve been coming here since Robin first moved here in ’88 and in all this time I had never been to the Yorkshire Sculpture Park, a 500-acre open air gallery near Wakefield less than 20 miles away.  102 more words

Henry Moore: Back to a Land

Yorkshire Sculpture Park

07 March – 06 September 2015

The mystery of what is under the shroud is somewhat akin to the mystery in poetry. 214 more words


Memories of Legend Lauren Bacall, at Auction

“You know you don’t have to act with me, Steve. You don’t have to say anything and you don’t have to do anything. Not a thing. 478 more words


I’ve always loved sculpture: my Mum used to take me to the Sculpture Park in Yorkshire (although on many a drizzly afternoon I used to peevishly complain about the Henry Moore works having small heads). 176 more words


Cabinets of curiosities: Magnificent Obsessions at the Barbican, Henry Moore at the Gagosian and Shan Hur at the Gazelli Art House

“What do you collect?” It’s a question I’ve been asking friends over the last couple of week, inspired by having seen, in quick succession, the shows “Magnificent Obsessions: The Artist as Collector” at the Barbican and “Henry Moore: … 1,354 more words


Art Room Review: Henry Moore - Back to Land at Yorskshire Sculpture Park

Recently opened at the Yorkshire Sculpture Park, Back to Land is a collection of work by the  influential Castleford-born artist, Henry Moore. Over a very varied career, Moore’s prolific output ranged from monumental sculptures – like the one in the photograph above, in which the human form was presented in abstracted, sensual form – to war drawings of people sheltering in subway tunnels during the London blitz. 443 more words