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Title(s):

Bill Brandt / Henry Moore / [edited by] Martina Droth, Paul Messier, Yale Center for British Art, New Haven.

Published/Created:
New Haven : Yale Center for British Art, [2020]
New Haven : Yale University Press
Physical Description:
255 pages : ilustrations (some color) ; 34 cm
Holdings:
Reference Library
N72.P5 B55 2020 (LC) Oversize
Accessible in the Reference Library [Hours]
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Classification:
Books
Notes:
Accompanies the exhibition co-organized by the Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, shown June 5-September 13, 2020, the Hepworth, Wakefield, shown February 7-May 3, 2020, and the Sainsbury Center, University of East Anglia, shown November 22, 2020-February 28, 2021.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
""The camera," said Orson Welles, "is a medium via which messages reach us from another world." It was the camera and the circumstances of the Second World War that first brought together Henry Moore (1898-1986) and Bill Brandt (1904-1983). During the Blitz, both artists produced images depicting civilians sheltering in the London Underground. These "shelter pictures" were circulated to millions via popular magazines and today rank as iconic works of 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"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject Terms:
Art and photography -- Exhibitions.
Brandt, Bill -- Friends and associates -- Exhibitions.
Moore, Henry, 1898-1986 -- Friends and associates -- Exhibitions.
Photography, Artistic -- Exhibitions.
Prints, English -- 20th century -- Exhibitions.
Sculpture -- Exhibitions.
Contributors:
Droth, Martina, editor.
Messier, Paul, editor.
Yale Center for British Art, issuing body, host institution.
Hepworth Wakefield (Gallery), host institution.
Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts, host institution.
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