Henry Moore Comes Home, an exhibition of prints by Henry Moore, one of the best-loved UK artists of the 20th century, opened at the British Council’s headquarters in London on 1 December 2015.
Henry Moore Comes Home builds on the two-year tour of another exhibition, Henry Moore – the Printmaker that previously visited Kazakhstan where it was on display at the A.Kasteev State Museum of Arts in Almaty from 27 January – 27 February 2014.
During the tour to Kazakhstan and six other countries, Henry Moore – the Printmaker was seen by a total of 80,000 people, and revealed personal stories of local artists, curators, visitors and museums that have been influenced by Henry Moore over the past seven decades. Henry Moore Comes Home explores the artist’s enduring international influence, as well as the main themes that can be found in Henry Moore’s graphics and sculpture.
Mastering the art of printmaking
As part of the educational programme around Henry Moore – the Printmaker, UK artist Sarah Gillett led printmaking workshops in Almaty in February 2014. We spoke to Sarah about her impressions about the Museum and the workshops: