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    ‘A stimulation to greater effort of living’: the importance of Henry Moore’s ‘credible compromise’ to Herbert Read’s Aesthetics and Politics

    Cranfield, Benjamin (2015) ‘A stimulation to greater effort of living’: the importance of Henry Moore’s ‘credible compromise’ to Herbert Read’s Aesthetics and Politics. Tate Museum, London, UK.

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    Abstract

    Moore’s work can be understood as a vital part of the aesthetics and politics of Herbert Read, one of the most important theorisers of art and culture in Britain in the mid-twentieth century. This essay explores why Moore came to occupy an exemplary position in Read’s thoughts about the relationship of the individual and the community.

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    Item Type: Other
    Additional Information: Part of the Tate Research Project "Henry Moore: Sculptural Process and Public Identity", ISBN - 9781849763912
    School: Birkbeck Schools and Departments > School of Arts > Film, Media and Cultural Studies
    Depositing User: Administrator
    Date Deposited: 11 Jan 2016 13:03
    Last Modified: 11 Jan 2016 13:03
    URI: http://eprints.bbk.ac.uk/id/eprint/13954

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