F99-33/18 | Modern Art
Sculpture - English
Henry Spencer Moore
, b. Yorkshire, England
Bronze, ed. of 7
Gift of the Hall Family Foundation
Gallery Location: Donald J. Hall Sculpture Park
Henry Moore English, 1898-1986
Large Torso: Arch, 1962-63; cast 1963 Bronze
Henry Moore said, "It is no longer necessary to close down and restrict sculpture to the single, static unit." In Large Torso: Arch, which frames a view of nature, it is space that opens and activates the form. The single arch is an unusual motif within Moore's oeuvre. It fuses organic, biomorphic form with one of the oldest architectural motifs, the arch.
Gift of the Hall Family Foundation F99-33/18
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