F99-33/18 | Modern Art

Sculpture - English

Henry Spencer Moore , English , 1898-1986 , b. Yorkshire, England
Large Torso: Arch, 1962-1963; cast 1963

Bronze, ed. of 7
78 1/2 x 60 x 42 1/8 inches (199.39 x 152.4 x 107.01 cm)

Gift of the Hall Family Foundation

Gallery Location: Donald J. Hall Sculpture Park

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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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