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28 October 2011

See Henry Moore's Two Piece Reclining Figure No.5

Not all of London's good art is found in galleries, and one excellent piece your author stumbled across recently is Henry Moore's Two Piece Reclining Figure No.5, in the gardens of Kenwood House.

Reclining figures are a staple of Moore's work, but this one was apparently a bit of a change for him, as he had previously stuck to seated women, and this news two piece reclining figure offered unexpected perspectives. Now surrounded by fences, presumably because the Bronze in which it is cast is worth a pretty penny, the figures are still worth a look.

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  1. I have seen this; it is definitely worth the time :)

  2. I love the fact that Kenwood House thinks it's the three-foot fence, and not the fifty-ton weight, that would make stealing the sculpture a particular challenge.