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Her Head
Her Head
Her Head
Her Head
Her Head
Her Head
Her Head
Her Head
Her Head
Her Head
Her Head
Her Head
Her Head

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Artist Dhruva Mistry's first large scale bronze sculpture, this was one of the artworks commissioned for the National Garden Festival in Stoke on Trent in 1986. It was given to the City of Stoke on Trent by the Henry Moore Foundation, and moved from the Festival site in 1987 to be unveiled in its current location on on 25th March 1988. The head is female, the facial features are smooth and simply defined, the hair is gathered up at the back of the head in a thick plait. The right ear has a large earring made up from a variety of cuboid, trapezoid, and cone shapes. The pupils of the eyes are of a rougher texture which contrast with the almost artificial smoothness of the features and hair.
Title

Her Head

Date

1986

Medium

bronze & brick

Measurements

H 100 x W 100 x D 100 cm;
Plinth: H 116 x W 110 x D 110 cm

Accession number

ST1_IB_S010

Acquisition method

commissioned by The Henry Moore Foundation

Work type

Bust

Owner

Stoke on Trent City Council

Custodian

Stoke on Trent City Council

Work status

extant

Unveiling date

1987

Access

at all times

Inscription description

on a plaque on the pedestal: CITY OF STOKE / HER HEAD / BY DHRUVA MISTRY / SCULPTOR / Bronze commissioned for the Henry Moore Foundation and donated / in 1987 to the City of Stoke on Trent

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Located at

Potteries Way / Old Hall Street, Hanley, Stoke-on-Trent

ST1 3PG

Gilman Place, at the corner of the Potteries Way ring road and Old Hall Street.