Item description for Henry Moore: 1898-1986 (Basic Art) by Jeremy Lewison...
The sensual, voluptuous shapes in the work of British sculptor Henry Moore (1989-1986) are the sign of his unmistakable signature style. Often depicting human or human-like forms--especially female--Moore's sculptures, with their abstract style, brought a distinctive brand of Modernism to fine art. His cast bronze and carved marble sculptures grace the gardens and galleries of the world's finest museums and have earned him a devoted following. Particularly beloved are his many mother-and-child compositions. Available in over 20 languages, Taschen's Basic Art Series offers budget-minded readers quality books on the greatest artists of all time. The neat, slick format and nice price tag make Basic Art books perfect for collecting. Basic Art titles feature: - detailed chronological summary of the artist's life and work, covering the cultural and historical importance of the artist - over 100 color illustrations with explanatory captions concise biography
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 0.25" Width: 7" Height: 9" Weight: 0.78 lbs.
Release Date Apr 1, 2007
ISBN 3822853305 ISBN13 9783822853306
Availability 0 units.
More About Jeremy Lewison
Jeremy Lewison is a freelance curator and art consultant, as well as the author of Moore and Looking at Barnett Newman.