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Henry Moore and Auguste Rodin exhibition

Date uploaded: February 3, 2014

15 February 2014 to 31 August 2014 - Compton Verney

This exhibition compares the work of two giants of modern sculpture: Henry Moore and Auguste Rodin Moore Rodin at Compton Verney.

This is the first exhibition to be devoted exclusively to these artists, with major works being displayed in the ‘Capability’ Brown landscape as well as in the onsite exhibition spaces.

In the grounds
Eleven large scale works which complement, challenge and create new perspectives to vistas ‘Capability’ Brown formed in the 1760s. Amongst these pieces is one of Rodin’s most famous works, Monument to the Burghers of Calais (usually on display outside the Houses of Parliament) and Moore’s monumental Three Piece Sculpture: Vertebrae and The Arch.

Inside the galleries
Gain an insight into the works of these two artists. Explore the parallels between their treatment of the figure through a beautiful collection of drawings and models made for larger works. See a special display curated by Moore’s daughter Mary which reveals both artists as keen collectors of antiquities and found objects which profoundly influenced their work. Also a display of rarely seen archival documents and photographs taken by Henry Moore.

For more details, directions and entry costs see here