Henry Moore OM, CH
Large Slow Form 1962, cast 1968

Artwork details

Artist
Henry Moore OM, CH 1898–1986
Title
Large Slow Form
Date 1962, cast 1968
Medium Bronze
Dimensions Object: 490 x 844 x 460 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Presented by the artist 1978
Reference
T02290
Not on display

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Through this sculpture of a tortoise, Moore sought to express ideas about the relationship of abstract forms. He wrote about the idea behind the work as follows: ‘It is one right-angled form, repeated five times, and arranged together to make an organic composition. This repeated slow right-angle reminded me of the action of a tortoise.’

February 2010

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