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Conference: Shaping The Future That Was, Henry Moore Foundation

Friday 2 September, 10.15-17.00

Henry Moore Studios and Gardens, Perry Green, Much Hadham, Hertfordshire, SG10 6EE
Tickets £27.24 / £15 conc. (some subsidised tickets are available)

Booking via Conference: Shaping The Future That Was – What’s on – Henry Moore Foundation (

Join our curators and six international speakers for an academic conference exploring some of the themes of our 2022 exhibition Henry Moore: The Sixties

Six lectures from international speakers will explore the exhibition’s themes within the wider context of the decade, including the emergence of new art movements in the 1960s, the climate in which Moore’s works were received and how themes such as nature and technology reflected radical changes in the artistic landscape.


Ryan Bishop: Professor of Global Arts and Politics, Winchester School of Art, University of Southampton
John J. Curley: Associate Professor of Modern and Contemporary Art and Rubin Faculty Fellow, Wake Forest University, Winston Salem, North Carolina
James Finch: Assistant Curator of 19th Century British Art, Tate
Elizabeth Johnson: Senior Lecturer in Critical and Contextual Studies, Cambridge School of Art, Anglia Ruskin University
Alex J. Taylor: Associate Professor and Academic Curator, University of Pittsburgh
Jonathan Vernon: Associate Lecturer, Courtauld Institute of Art


Margaret Garlake: Independent art historian and former visiting lecturer at the Courtauld Institute of Art
Jennifer Powell: Curator of Painting and Sculpture, Royal Academy of Arts

For further information, please contact Tom Laver, Research Coordinator [email protected]