The Arch by Henry Moore

View of Kensington Palace through the Henry Moore Arch

After being disassembled in 1996 for repairs, The Arch has been restored at its original location in Kensington Gardens by The Royal Parks and The Henry Moore Foundation.

From the Royal Parks:  “The Arch is a six-metre high Roman travertine sculpture positioned on the north bank of the Long Water. It was presented by the artist Henry Moore to the nation for siting in Kensington Gardens in 1980 – two years after his eightieth-birthday exhibition at the Serpentine Gallery, London.  The Arch is made from seven travertine stones weighing a total of 37 tonnes. The stones were sourced from a quarry in northern Italy.”

The Royal Parks – The Arch by Henry Moore.

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