Henry Moore at the BBC | The artistic life of a master of sculpture

Henry Moore - Carving a Reputation | 1898-1945

Recollections of the artist as student, teacher and innovator.

CHANNEL | BBC 2

FIRST BROADCAST | 18 July 1998

DURATION | 48 minutes 11 seconds

FIRSTBROADCAST

1998

Synopsis

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.

Did you know?

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.

Contributors

Narrator
Julian Andrews
Contributor
Contributor
Contributor
Elizabeth Collins
Contributor
Jill Craigie
Contributor
Valerie Fletcher
Contributor
Contributor
Ann Hindry
Contributor
Contributor
Bernard Meadows
Contributor
Mary Moore
Contributor
Contributor
Alan Wilkinson
Contributor
Bill Wrench
Contributor
Subject of programme
Director , Producer
Executive Producer

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