Henry Moore: The Helmet Heads

The Wallace Collection, Manchester Square, London
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This event ended on Sunday 23rd of June 2019

£12.50 online, £13.50 at the door (concessions available)

Venue Information

The Wallace Collection
Hertford House, Manchester Square, W1U 3BN

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Bond Street 0.31 miles



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.


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