Bill Brandt | Henry Moore

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'A masterful work of scholarship . . . This large-scale, richly illustrated book is a thoughtful examination of the interplay between two brilliant twentieth-century artists'- Aperture

A close look at the work, relationship, and shared influences of two masterful 20th-century artists

The camera, said Orson Welles, is a medium via which messages reach us from another world. it was the and circumstances of second world war that first brought together henry moore bill brandt during blitz both artists produced images depicting civilians sheltering in london underground. these pictures were circulated to millions popular magazines today rank as iconic works their time.

This book begins with these wartime works and examines the artists' intersecting paths in the postwar period. Key themes include war, industry, and the coal mine; landscape and Britain's great megalithic sites; found objects; and the human body. Special photographic reproduction captures the materiality of the print as a three-dimensional object rather than a flat, disembodied image on the page.

  • Authors: Martina Droth and Paul Messier Curator, The Hepworth Wakefield
  • Hardcover: 256 pages | 285 colour and black and white illustrations
  • Date published: March 2020
  • Language: English
  • ISBN: 978-0300251050
  • Product Dimensions: 33.0 x 24.8 cm

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