Art: New Directions

In a London gallery last week, visitors had a chance to see the first show in three years by Britain's controversial sculptor Henry Moore. In all, there were 33 bronzes, ranging from an over-life-size King and Queen to tiny, four-inch-high models. Biggest surprise of all was an apparent shift away from Moore's familiar round, cream-smooth figures with holes in their stomachs. Some of the new pieces are spiky spindles; others show a turn to classic Greek lines.

Moore himself admits that he is trying out some new approaches, but denies any fundamental change of...

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