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Figuration & abstraction in post-war Europe

Modernism and its legacyBarbara Hepworth, PelagosBarbara Hepworth: Pioneering modern sculptureRoom: Henry MooreRoom: 1950sThe Berlin Wall and industrial England: Don McCullin's conflict photographyRoom: 1960sGiacometti, Walking Man II

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Brought to you by Smarthistory. In the years of recovery after WWII, British artists explored both abstraction and figural representation as we see with Henry Moore and Anthony Caro.