Henry Moore: The Helmet Heads

The Wallace Collection, Manchester Square, London

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Event location:
The Wallace Collection, Hertford House, Manchester Square
When:Event passed!
It was on
Wed 6th Mar 2019 to
Sun 23rd Jun 2019

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Where:The Wallace Collection, Manchester Square, London W1U 3BN
Map:Map & Nearby
Times:Monday to Sunday: 10:00 - 17:00
Admission:£12.50 online, £13.50 at the door (concessions available)

About the event

In collaboration with the Henry Moore Foundation, 'Henry Moore: The Helmet Heads' is the first major exhibition to explore the great twentieth-century British sculptor’s fascination with armour. Ground-breaking new research reveals that Moore’s long relationship with the Wallace Collection directly inspired the creation of his celebrated Helmet Head sculptures.

This is the first time that Moore’s helmet-related works, comprising over sixty sketches, drawings, maquettes and full-sized sculptures in plaster, lead and bronze, have been comprehensively assembled, to be juxtaposed with the Renaissance armour that inspired them.

Official Link: https://www.wallacecollection.org/henry-moore/



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