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Henry Moore

Speaking from Henry Moore's own studio in Perry Green, Hertfordshire, John Read shares his personal memories of the artist he filmed six times over 28 years. (1986)

50 minutes

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Sun 7 Sep 1986 19:15


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John Read's father was Herbert Read, the renowned poet, art critic and founder of the Institute of Contemporary Arts in London, who was knighted despite his anarchist views. He was an early champion of Moore at a time when reaction to the artist's work was generally unfavourable.

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Role Contributor
Presenter John Read
Participant Henry Moore
Producer Rosemary Bowen-Jones


  • Sun 7 Sep 1986 19:15

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