Making Sense of Albert Moore: Exhibition Booklet

Booklet Accompanying Exhibition at York Art Gallery, 2017

Making Sense of Albert Moore - exhibition booklet, York Art Gallery, 2017Making Sense of Albert Moore: Readings of the Paintings in the Exhibition
Introduction by Madeline Boden
With contributions by Mariko Hirabayashi, Rebecca Mellor, Samanthan Niederman, Glenda Youde
Published by York Art Gallery, 2016

Making Sense of Albert Moore was a booklet produced to accompany the UK showing of the exhibition Albert Moore: Of Beauty and Aesthetics at York Art Gallery from 7 April to 1 October 2017.

It was overseen by Professor Liz Prettejohn (University of York) and edited by PhD student Madeline Boden, who also wrote the Introduction.

Contents include four illustrated sections by University of York post-graduate students, as well as a chronology of the artist’s life:

“Albert Moore and the Politics of the Nude in A Venus (1869)” by Rebecca Mellor
“Eclectic Influence in Moore’s Painting Process and Technique” by Mariko Hirabayashi
“Geometry and Balance in A Garden (1869)” by Glenda Youde
“Thinking Modern Composition and Theories of Abstraction in Beads (1875)” by Samantha Niederman

The booklet was available free of charge to visitors to the exhibition.

Main image: Detail of A Garden (1869) by Albert Moore, oil on canvas; image © Tate (2016), CC-BY-NC-ND 3.0, http://www.tate.org.uk/art/artworks/moore-a-garden-t03064

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