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York Sculpture Park Showcases the Largest Display of Open-Air Bronzes by Henry Moore in Europe.

YORK.- Described as ‘radical, experimental and avant-garde’, Henry Moore was by far one of the leading British artists of his generation. Celebrated and commissioned worldwide, his work introduced Modernism to a wide public and contributed to a seismic shift in sculpture practice. Moore’s work has been the subject of extensive exhibitions worldwide, from a large retrospective at the Museum of Modern Art, New York, in 1946, to the most recent at Tate Britain, which opens on 24 February this year. YSP showcases the largest display of open-air bronzes by the artist in Europe. Featuring key loans from The Henry Moore Foundation, Tate and other collections, sculptures that represent iconic themes of the artist’s career are presented across 90 acres of parkland, Moore’s preferred setting when he visited in the 1970s. Created between 1955 and 1985, the bronzes represent the peak of the artist’scareer when he