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Friday, 8 March 2013

The knife edge


Large standing figure - Knife Edge is a sculpture by Henry Moore. The sculpture is almost 5metres high (inc plinth) and Moore had it sited in Greenwich Park in 1979 but it was removed in 2007 for conservation. Since then it has been exhibited at the Royal Botanic Gardens in Kew. It was returned to Greenwich Park in time for the Olympics last year.  but is only on loan for 2 years from the Henry Moore Foundation. I hope it will remain in the Park for longer as it is a wonderful sculpture looking down over the London.
 



6 comments:

  1. I like the sculptures of Henry Moore. In the Netherlands we have some of him too.

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  2. I'm not that familiar with sculptors - although I can recognise 'The Thinker' at 1000 paces - but there's something very appealing about the flowing lines, great height and textured stone. Where will it go after the 2 years are up?

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  3. Very original sculpture !

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  4. It looks like it is suited to the Greenwich Park. Sad it can't stay there. Interesting lines.

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  5. It is beautiful there. I hope they will come to their senses and leave it there.

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  6. I don't get how it's a knife edge... but I'm not that familiar with modern sculpture.

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