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  • Henry Moore

    Santa Barbara Museum of Art

    The Henry Moore show of nearly 100 bronzes, wood and stone carvings, watercolors and drawings at the Santa Barbara Museum of Art is a rare compendium of his works for the West Coast. This great British master is heroic in style and prodigious in output and scale. The show is somewhat weighted with pieces from the post-war years and is not in chronological sequence, but this is of small consequence as Moore did not work in sequence but moved easily back and forth in his explorations of space and theme. His work ranges from the tender and lyrical Mother and Child bronzes to the tough and primitive

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