This is related to the UNESCO Reclining Figure at UNESCO’s Paris headquarters shown in the above. That work is carved from travertine marble and is unique. This smaller sculpture is in an of six. As with his other public sculptures Moore sought to avoid or overt rhetoric. The universal significance attributed to Moore’s sculpture made it particularly appropriate for a global organisation such as UNESCO.
Gallery label, September 2004
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