Newspaper article The Evening Standard (London, England)

Check out Henry Moore's Sculptures in Exhibition Tailored by Burberry

Newspaper article The Evening Standard (London, England)

Check out Henry Moore's Sculptures in Exhibition Tailored by Burberry

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Byline: Daniel O'Mahony and Jonathan Prynn

DOZENS of works by Henry Moore will go on display in Soho this month, to promote a new Burberry collection inspired by the sculptor.

The fashion label's collaboration with the Henry Moore Foundation begins with a London Fashion Week show at Makers House. It will be followed by a free exhibition allowing visitors to explore Moore's work and methods.

It is the second time Burberry has opened up its Manette Street space, once home to Foyles bookshop.

Some of the artist's best known works will be on display, including Mother And Child: Block Seat and Draped Reclining Mother And Baby.

Today Burberry also released images from its new campaign, shot at Henry Moore Studios and Gardens in Perry Green, Hertfordshire.

It features 13 up-and-coming models including 16-year-old Elfie Reigate, the first signing to Kate Moss's new modelling agency.

Burberry chief executive Christopher Bailey said: "I have been fascinated by Henry Moore for as long as I can remember -- his work has always had a powerful influence on me. …

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