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Figure in a Shelter is Henry Moore's bronze sculpture consisting of two halves of the “helmet” that become an enfolding architectural protection for the small, upright form, whose expanding and contracting columnar shape suggests a human body.
Figure in a Shelter
Figure in a Shelter
Figure in a Shelter is Henry Moore's bronze sculpture consisting of two halves of the “helmet” that become an enfolding architectural protection for the small, upright form, whose expanding and contracting columnar shape suggests a human body.

Figure in a Shelter

Henry Moore
British (English) (1898–1986)
20th century
cast 1983
Bronze, edition of 6
72 x 80 x 90 in. (182.9 x 203.2 x 228.6 cm)
AG 2011.01
Henry Moore is one of the most important sculptors of the twentieth century. Beginning as a carver in wood and stone, Moore moved to modeling sculpture to be cast in bronze, taking the human form as his constant theme.

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