Henry Moore's Sheep Sketchbook (60th Anniversary Edition)

Moore, Henry, Clark, Kenneth

Verlag: Thames & Hudson Ltd, 2009
ISBN 10: 0500600384 / ISBN 13: 9780500600382
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Inhaltsangabe: In February 1972 Henry Moores sculpture studios in the English countryside at Much Hadham were filled with the preparations for his retrospective exhibition in Florence. In search of peace and quiet, he went into a smaller room overlooking the fields where a local farmer grazed his sheep. The sheep came very close to the window, attracting his attention, and he began to draw them. Initially he saw them as nothing more than four-legged balls of wool, but his vision changed as he explored what they were really like the way they moved, the shape of their bodies under the fleece. They also developed strong human and biblical associations, and the sight of a ewe with her lamb evoked the mother-and-child theme a large form sheltering a small one which has been important to Henry Moore in all his work. He drew the sheep again that summer after they were shorn, when he could see the shapes of the bodies which had been covered by wool. Solid in form, sudden and vigorous in movement, Henry Moores sheep are created through a network of swirling and zigzagging lines in the rapid (and in Moores hands) sensitive medium of ballpoint pen. The effect is both familiar and monumental; as Lord Clark comments, We expect Henry Moore to give a certain nobility to everything he draws; but more surprising is the way in which these drawings express a feeling of real affection for their subject.

Über den Autor: Henry Moore (1898-1986) was perhaps the foremost sculptor of the 20th century. The late Lord Clark of Saltwood was famous for his work as a historian and populariser of the arts, especially as the presenter and writer of the TV series Civilisation (1969) and as director of the National Gallery.

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Buchbeschreibung Thames & Hudson 60th Anniversary Edition, 2009. Hardcover in Dustjacket. Buchzustand: Fine. No. 1 of a twenty-book collection celebrating 60 years of Thames & Hudson. In February 1972 Henry Moores sculpture studios in the English countryside at Much Hadham were filled with the preparations for his retrospective exhibition in Florence. In search of peace and quiet, he went into a smaller room overlooking the fields where a local farmer grazed his sheep. The sheep came very close to the window, attracting his attention, and he began to draw them. Initially he saw them as nothing more than four-legged balls of wool, but his vision changed as he explored what they were really like the way they moved, the shape of their bodies under the fleece. They also developed strong human and biblical associations, and the sight of a ewe with her lamb evoked the mother-and-child theme a large form sheltering a small one which has been important to Henry Moore in all his work. He drew the sheep again that summer after they were shorn, when he could see the shapes of the bodies which had been covered by wool. Solid in form, sudden and vigorous in movement, Henry Moores sheep are created through a network of swirling and zigzagging lines in the rapid (and in Moores hands) sensitive medium of ballpoint pen. The effect is both familiar and monumental; as Lord Clark comments, We expect Henry Moore to give a certain nobility to everything he draws; but more surprising is the way in which these drawings express a feeling of real affection for their subject. pp. (unpaginated) #310715 A truly beautiful and collectable book.  ( Please note: Over standard weight. Overseas orders via ABE Books may incur additional postage charges. We will contact you prior to processing order to request your approval.) Elizabeth's Bookshops have been one of Australia's premier independent book dealers since 1973. Elizabeth's family-owned business operates four branches in Perth CBD, Fremantle (WA), and Newtown (NSW). All orders are dispatched within 24 hours from our Fremantle Warehouse. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 10476

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Buchbeschreibung Thames & Hudson Ltd, Bx-74, 2009. Hardcover. Buchzustand: Very Good. Zustand des Schutzumschlags: Very Good. Hardcover. 4to. Oblong. Thames and Hudson. 2009. 96 pgs. One of a limited run of 2000 copies. DJ in VG shape with light shelf-wear present to the DJ. No ownership marks present. Text is clean and free of marks, binding tight and solid, boards clean with no wear present. Photos sent upon request. Bx-74; 60th Anniversary Edition; 10.08 X 8.43 X 0.71 inches; 96 pages. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 41426

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