Katy Elliott

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Henry Moore Textiles

Posted on | June 29, 2009 | 4 Comments

Drawing by Henry Moore

Henry Moore known mainly to the world as a prolific sculpture has introduced a special exhibit of fabric designs from the 1940’s. Textile manufacturer Zika Ascher commissioned several well known artists in the forties to create designs to liven up the post-war era. Above ‘Fruit and Flowers’ a drawing by Henry Moore and below a few examples of his textile work. The pieces are on display at Sheep Field Green Barn in the UK till October. Find out more: henry-moore.org.

(discovered via elle decoration)

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4 Responses to “Henry Moore Textiles”

  1. chelsea
    June 29th, 2009 @ 10:59 am

    so inspiring.


  2. My Dog-Eared Pages
    June 29th, 2009 @ 2:38 pm

    Interesting… I never knew about Henry Moore textiles. Thanks!!


  3. Emerald Arts
    June 30th, 2009 @ 4:19 am

    Oh wow, I just picked up a book on Henry Moore from the library… mostly because the man on the cover looked like my grandpa…. and discovered what a completely awesome sculptor he was. Had no idea he did textiles, although it seems not many people did. Can't wait to tell my sculpture teacher.



  4. sophie
    November 4th, 2009 @ 3:13 pm

    do you know what the name of this portrait is (the one of the painted flowers)


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