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London's War: The Shelter Drawings of Henry Moore
     

London's War: The Shelter Drawings of Henry Moore

by Julian Andrews
 
During the Second World War, Henry Moore created a series of drawings documenting the plight of Londoners sheltering in the Underground. This is the first book to examine Moore's shelter drawings within the context of the Blitz.

Overview

During the Second World War, Henry Moore created a series of drawings documenting the plight of Londoners sheltering in the Underground. This is the first book to examine Moore's shelter drawings within the context of the Blitz.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780853318446
Publisher:
Ashgate Publishing, Limited
Publication date:
10/23/2002
Pages:
144
Product dimensions:
9.06(w) x 9.84(h) x 0.47(d)

Meet the Author

During a long career with the British Council, Julian Andrews worked closely with The Henry Moore Foundation on the organisation of exhibitions of the artist's work in many parts of the world. His previous publications include Sutherland: The Wartime Drawings, with Roberto Tassi, and The Sculpture of David Nash, also published by Lund Humphries.Julian Andrews' interest in the Shelter Drawings of Henry Moore went back to his own childhood experience of taking shelter on the Underground during the Blitz of 1940-41.

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