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ART OPENING: Henry Moore: Wunderkammer—Origin of Forms @GagosianLondon Monday February 9th 2015

The observation of nature is part of an artist’s life, it enlarges his form-knowledge, keeps him fresh and from working only by formula, and feeds inspiration…I have found principles of form and rhythm from the study of natural objects such as pebbles, rocks, bones, trees, plants… There is in Nature a limitless variety of shapes and rhythms…from which the sculptor can enlarge his form-knowledge experience.

—Henry Moore

175 Years of The Royal College of Art

In 1837, the Government School of Design opened in Somerset House on the Strand in London: the world’s first, publicly funded design school. 175 years later and now known as the Royal College of Art, it is the world’s oldest art and design university in continuous operation.

This week’s new exhibitions

Tracey Emin | ON: A Re-imagining Of Blackpool Illuminations | Henry Moore | Simon Fujiwara | Heatherwick Studio | Zed Nelson, Henry Tonks | Doris Salcedo | Laura Belém

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