Musée Rodin Presents First Henry Moore Retrospective in Paris in 30 Years


PARIS.- This exhibition of the work of English sculptor Henry Moore (1898 – 1986), is the first Moore retrospective in Paris for more than 30 years. In order to recreate the unique atmosphere of Moore’s studios at Perry Green, England (now home to The Henry Moore Foundation), this autumn the Musée Rodin displays more than 150 sculptures, two outdoor monumental works, around 50 drawings and three sketchbooks, as well as bone fragments, shells, pieces of wood and found objects of all kinds that the artist collected both during his own walks in the countryside, and as gifts from colleagues and friends. The exhibition follows Moore’s career from 1930 until the beginning of the 1980s. It includes an exploration of dialogues between sculptor and found object. His early