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Henry Moore Reclining Figure Bone 1975. Photo Henry Moore Archive. Reproduced by permission of The Henry Moore Foundation

Bill Brandt / Henry Moore

The Hepworth Wakefield

The photographer Bill Brandt and the sculptor Henry Moore first met during the Second World War, when they both created images of civilians sheltering from the Blitz in the London Underground.

This major exhibition brings together over 200 works highlighting the relationships between sculpture, photography, drawing and collage revealed through Brandt and Moore’s shared interests in the subjects and themes of labour, society, industry, the British landscape and the human body. Moore’s celebrated Reclining Figure sculptures and Brandt’s well-known photographs of coal miners and their families in Durham and Yorkshire are on display, alongside rare original colour transparencies by Brandt, and Moore’s little-known photo collages.

Friday 7 February - Sunday 1 November 2020

The Hepworth Wakefield
Gallery Walk
Wakefield
West Yorkshire
WF1 5AW

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