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Henry Moore, In the Light of Greece

2000 Exhibition Catalogue

Edition in English

Published by Basil & Elise Goulandris Foundation

Catalogue of the exhibition Henry Moore, In the Light of Greece held at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Andros of the Basil & Elise Goulandris Foundation from 25 June to 17 September 2000.

The exhibition presented various aspects of Moore's œuvre, related to Ancient Greek Art (Cycladic, Archaic, and Classical) and the immense impact that this contact had on the work and thought of the great British sculptor. The exhibits, mainly lent by the Henry Moore Foundation, as well as the Ferens Art Gallery, the Huddersfield Art Gallery, the Ashmolean Museum and private collections, included 45 sculptures, 26 drawings, 3 graphics, 5 albums, 2 tapestries and many maquettes and objects from the sculptor's studio.

In total, this catalogue includes 81 works, entries of works by Roger Cardinal, a chronicle of Henry Moore’s exhibitions in Athens, illustrated chronology and selected bibliography.

Essays contributed by:
- Roger Cardinal, Professor of Literary and Visual Studies at the University of Kent, Canterbury
- Anita Feldman Bennet, Curator of the Henry Moore Foundation
- Kyriakos Koutsomallis, Director of the Museum of Contemporary Art of the Basil and Elise Goulandris Foundation

*Edition in English

Roger Cardinal
Kyriakos Koutsomallis, Roger Cardinal, Anita Feldman Bennet, Elizabeth Plessa
Catalogue Artistic Supervision
Elise B. Goulandris
Catalogue Editorial Supervision and Coordination
Kyriakos Koutsomallis, Elizabeth Plessa
Translations from Greek
Cathy Taylor / Ros Schwartz Translations, London
Editing and Proof Reading
Harriet Graham
Artistic Conception and Catalogue Printing
Umberto Allemandi & C.
Carlo Nepote


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30.2 x 24.7 x 2.5 cm


1450 g