State Museum of Arts of Uzbekistan, 19 February – 30 May
Henry Moore was one of the most outstanding and well-known artists and sculptors of the XX century. We present a unique exhibition of Moore’s graphics in Tashkent that shows the main themes that interested him throughout his career spanning more than 60 years, highlighting his treatment of texture, light and depth of tone in the mediums of etching and lithography. 'Henry Moore: The Printmaker' consists of prints that were created between 1949 and 1983.
All of the works exhibited in Tashkent belong to the British Council Collection – an assembly of over 9,000 artworks representing key achievements of British artists of XX-XXI centuries. In 1984, as a present for our 50th birthday, Moore donated over 200 art pieces of great artistic value to us, which was a genuine proof of friendship between Henry Moore and the British Council.
We have recorded an exhibition video guide narrated by David Mitchinson, a long standing friend of Moore and world class expert of his work, which is being continuously screened in the exhibition’s space (in English with Russian subtitles). The video guide will take you through key exhibition highlights and will focus on the main themes of Moore’s work.
Visited by more than 45,000 people in six European and Central Asian countries in 2013 – 2014, 'Henry Moore: The Printmaker' was often called a ‘cultural event of the year’ by critics and visitors alike.