Critical voices : artists’ responses to Moore’s gift to Tate in 1967

Correia, A 2015, 'Critical voices : artists’ responses to Moore’s gift to Tate in 1967' , in: Henry Moore : sculptural process and public identity , Tate Research Publication.

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In 1967 the announcement of Henry Moore’s intention to give a selection of his large-scale sculptures to the Tate Gallery elicited both praise and, among many younger artists, consternation. The ensuing debate about the gift raised difficult issues about the appropriateness of such prominence being given to a single artist by a national museum and the role of a small elite in making these decisions.

Item Type: Book Section
Schools: Schools > School of Arts & Media > Arts, Media and Communication Research Centre
Journal or Publication Title: Henry Moore: Sculptural Process and Public Identity
Publisher: Tate Research Publication
ISBN: 9781849763912
Depositing User: Dr Alice Correia
Date Deposited: 13 Mar 2017 14:42
Last Modified: 16 Feb 2022 18:17

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