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  • ‘‘A stimulation to greater effort of living’: The Importance of Henry Moore’s ‘credible compromise’ to Herbert Read’s Aesthetics and Politics

Cranfield, Ben, 2015, Book Section, ‘‘A stimulation to greater effort of living’: The Importance of Henry Moore’s ‘credible compromise’ to Herbert Read’s Aesthetics and Politics In: UNSPECIFIED, (ed.) Henry Moore: Sculptural Process and Public Identity, Tate Research Publication, 2015. Tate, London. ISBN 978-1-84976-391-2

Abstract or Description:

Henry Moore’s work can be understood as a vital part of the aesthetics and politics of Herbert Read, one of the most important theorisers of art and culture in Britain in the mid-twentieth century. This essay explores why Moore came to occupy an exemplary position in Read’s thoughts about the relationship of the individual and the community.

Official URL: http://www.tate.org.uk/art/research-publications/h...
Subjects: Other > Historical and Philosophical studies > V300 History by topic > V350 History of Art
School or Centre: School of Fine Art
School of Humanities
Funders: N/A
Date Deposited: 06 Mar 2018 09:44
Last Modified: 06 Mar 2018 09:44
URI: http://researchonline.rca.ac.uk/id/eprint/3230

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