25 March 2011
In the Reynolds Room, a John Madejski Fine Room
Dame Barbara Hepworth, 'Single form (Memorial)', October 1961. Photo Roy Fox © Bowness, Hepworth Estate Dr Jon Wood, Henry Moore Institute, considers the overlooked relationship between modern British sculpture and the British sense of humour. He explores the roles of comedy, the music hall and television in the oeuvres of a number of British sculptors, examining how these popular art forms have informed their work.