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Leading arts figures have questioned whether valuable sculptures should be displayed in open locations after a 'high value' Henry Moore bronze was stolen from a site overlooking a reservoir

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Leading arts figures have questioned whether valuable sculptures should be displayed in open locations after a “high value” Henry Moore bronze was stolen from a site overlooking a reservoir.

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Seeking to enrich the lives of their citizens, British cities and towns once embraced art for art's sake, scooping up masterworks for display in squares, train stations, schools and museums. But as Europe scrimps and saves amid a historic push to slash public debt, the motto here now is art for cash's sake.

The 22-inch sundial was made by Henry Moore in 1965

Jail for pair who stole £500,000 sculpture and sold it to scrap dealer for...£46

If proof were needed that the names of Liam Hughes and Jason Parker are not destined for the ranks of the  nation’s criminal masterminds, it  came when the pair turned up at a scrap metal dealer brandishing a large and unusual bronze sundial.

Head Case: Emil Filla’s Cubist Head sculpture challenged traditional notions of the body in space

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A study of a single year in early Modernism is more insightful than a century of drawing

Arguably Henry Moore’s largest sculpture, Didcot dominates the Thames Valley in south Oxfordshire, and has inspired poets and artists. It could now disappear.

Henry Moore's cooling towers under threat

English Heritage considers listing Didcot power station, once the third most hated site in Britain

The Turner Prize 2012, Tate Britain, London

Another year, another gladiatorial contest, racked with anguish and ambition – but at least 2012's entries have some merit

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Ten years ago, an art fair pitched a tent in London's Regent's Park. Now film stars and oligarchs queue to get in to the HQ of the see-and-be-seen art scene. Charlotte Philby examines its cultural significance

Henry Moore sundial stolen from former garden

A £500,000 bronze sculpture by the leading British artist Henry Moore has been stolen from the grounds of his former home, police said.

Large Two Forms, 1966, is on loan from Yorkshire Sculpture Park, where it has been worn by the rain, and by generations of children climbing through it

Henry Moore: Late Large Forms, Gagosian Britannia Street, London

Gigantic bronze sculptures that fight for attention in public squares get a quiet place of their own

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