A Monumental Vision

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Collins & Brown, 1998 - Sculptors - 256 pages
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Throughout his career, photographer John Hedgecoe maintained a close and creative friendship with the celebrated sculptor Henry Moore. This handsome volume, divided into three sections, features all the sculptural forms created by Moore in his lifetime. Hedgecoe begins with a personal reminiscence, a masterful photographic essay, and an evocation of the roots of Moore's genius. In the second section, Hedgecoe presents a photographic exposition of many of Moore's most important works; and the final section reproduces, in chronological order, more than 750 thumbnail images of the sculptural forms Moore created throughout his life. A magnificent resource for students, teachers, and the many admirers of Moore's work. John Hedgecoe is Professor Emeritus at the Royal College of Art in London.

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A Monumental Vision: The Sculpture of Henry Moore

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These two very different volumes celebrate the centennial of the English sculptor Henry Moore (1898-1986). Hedgecoe, a longtime friend of the artist and a noted photographer, has produced a book of ... Read full review

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John Hedgecoe established photographic studies the Royal College of Art, London and has had a distinguished career as a photographer for numerous magazines and newspapers. He has written many books on photography, among them The Book of Photography, The Art of Color Photography and the Photographers Handbook.

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