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A FORMER police officer who dishonestly obtained reward money for the return of a stolen Henry Moore sculpture and set up bribery deals to sabotage two police investigations was jailed for nine years at the Old Bailey yesterday.

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Two neighbouring galleries are currently mounting ambitiously titled exhibitions. But do they live up to their billing?

Exhibition: And the artist created woman

In the Eye of the Beholder

How to start an art collection

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Henry Moore or bust

The qualifications for a course on sculpting are a willingness to have fun and to experiment. There's no such thing as right or wrong, as Sally Staples found out from a group of chiselling, chipping students.

LEWES SHAPES UP

"A sculpture is like a person" said Henry Moore "and you must treat it like one. You must put it in its best environment, like a person, if you wish to see it at its best." Which, for Moore meant in the open air, with trees and water and above all with sunlight.

Turner Prize set for all-women shortlist

The judges for the Turner Prize are preparing to announce an all- women shortlist for the ever-controversial pounds 20,000 award for contemporary art.

Visual Arts: Robert Morris, Henry Moore Institute

Robert Morris, Henry Moore Institute, 74 The Headrow, Leeds (0113-234 3158) to 24 August

Henry Moore classic sold for pounds 1.36m helps pay daughter's legal bills

A reclining figure by Henry Moore fetched pounds 1.36m in New York on Tuesday evening at the start of a sale of 44 works of art left by the sculpture to his daughter, Mary Danowski.

Selfish career takes off in the lavatory

I said the other day that nothing interesting had happened in the election so far. I take that back, after the episode of Mr Will Self taking heroin in the Prime Minister's aeroplane.

Obituary: Raymond Coxon

Raymond Coxon was a painter for over 75 years. He produced diverse and stimulating work, from portraits to landscapes and even church murals, although his loyalty to his own direction sometimes left him apart from fashionable development. None the less, his paintings have been bought by many distinguished collectors including Maynard Keynes, Sir Michael Sadler, Henry Lamb and Sir Edward Marsh; they also hang in numerous national and provincial collections.

Home thoughts from abroad

Tony Cragg may live in Germany, but his sculptures at the Whitechapel are almost too British

Sculptor's daughter loses legacy battle

The sculptor Henry Moore's daughter Mary yesterday lost the latest round in her battle to gain control of millions of pounds' worth of her father's work.

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