Henry Moore at the BBC | The artistic life of a master of sculpture
CHANNEL | BBC 2
FIRST BROADCAST | 18 July 1998
DURATION | 48 minutes 11 seconds
The first of two documentary programmes marking the centenary of his birth looks at the young Henry Moore and includes some frank interviews with the women who loved him. It also meets the colleagues who watched him develop into the self-proclaimed (according to one contributor) greatest sculptor of the 20th Century.
Edna Ginesi, the woman who rejected Moore in favour of his best friend Raymond Coxon, was a member of the London Group and also worked as a theatrical designer. She was an ambulance driver during World War II and remained married to Coxon for 70 years until his death in 1997.
'Art is the expression of imagination and not the imitation of life.'
Henry Moore's work shown amid the natural landscape that inspired him.
Henry Moore reflects on his work and his life.
Huw Wheldon attempts to uncover the motivation behind Henry Moore's art.
How stumbling into the underground one night led to Henry Moore's wartime shelter drawings.
Henry Moore reflects on his origins and his life's work.
A close look at the famous 1972 exhibition of Moore's work in Florence.
Henry Moore discusses the artwork he has chosen for his home.
Henry Moore discusses Da Vinci's anatomical drawings.
An exhibition of Moore's work returns to his home territory and is visited by local children.
Henry Moore gives a private viewing of his sketches.
Henry Moore reflects on his life as an artist.
'An artist whose name and work are known wherever art is known'.
John Read shares his personal memories of the artist he filmed six times over 28 years.
Richard Bacon helps to move a large Henry Moore sculpture.
Recollections of the artist as student, teacher and innovator.
The concluding part of a study of Henry Moore.
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