Henry Moore Myths & Poetry

21 Jan – 11 Mar 2017, Hauser & Wirth Zürich

Opening reception: Friday 20 January, 6 – 8 pm

An exhibition focused on Henry Moore’s early drawings and etchings inspired by, or relating to, poetry and myth. Including poetry magazine covers, illustrations for poems by Herbert Read and sketches of the Prometheus myth, the presentation explores the graphic side of Moore’s practice and illuminates his interest in sculptural mythology. It is curated by the artist’s daughter, Mary Moore.