The British Council Brings HENRY MOORE To Karachi.
The British Council of Pakistan, in collaboration with DHL and V.M. Art Gallery brought one of Britain’s most famous artists of the twentieth century, HENRY MOORE, to Karachi in the form of his Lithographic Print Exhibition.

Henry Moore is best known for his sculptural works in wood, Stone and Bronze, he is acknowledges as one of the most important sculptors of modern times. However, his legacy also includes drawings, sketches textile and drawings which have been exhibited world wide and are part of major national collections.

During his last fifteen years of life, as he grew old and the work of sculpting demanded more strength, Moore produced over 600 graphic works to meet the international commercial demand of his work. In 1984, to mark it’s fiftieth anniversary, Moore presented over 200 prints mostly from this period to the British Council, an organization with which he had formed a long and close relationship.

Through this exhibition the British Council is now able to share part of this magnificent gift with art lovers and students of Pakistan. The exhibition comprises of 25 frames prints and 7 frames photographs. The prints have been drawn from seven distinct portfolios or groups of prints Produced.

The exhibition is full of life and energy, it gives the art students and art lovers of our country a chance to discover a world famous artist and his work of Lithographic prints. The exhibition is an almost magical and absolutely spell bounding experience which will leave you totally inspired.

The exhibition will continue till 31 March, 2007 at the V.M Art gallery. The exhibition is open free of charge for every one, Gallery timings are 10 am to 1pm and 2pm to 7pm, daily. The V.M Art Gallery is located at Rangoonwala Community Centre, Dohraji Colony, Karachi.

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