Culture Minister Ed Vaizy says Government is powerless to stop sale of Henry Moore sculpture, on loan to the Yorkshire Sculptue Park
A council planning to sell a Henry Moore sculpture, currently on display in Yorkshire, may not have the right to sell it.
A sculpture sold at cut-price to Tower Hamlets Council by the Castleford artist Henry Moore is to be sold - despite widespread opposition.
The owners of a £20 million Henry Moore sculpture, which is on show near Wakefield, say they may have to sell up in order to raise much-need funds. The statue, by the Castlefield-born sculptor, is owned by a London Council, but campaigners fear a sale could mean it will end up abroad.
Campaigners are mounting a last ditch effort to stop a £20 million Henry Moore scuplture leaving the country. It's on display at the Yorkshire Sculture Park near Wakefield ark but its owners, Tower Hamlets Council in London want to sell it. Chris Kiddey reports.
Campaigners are mounting a last ditch effort to stop a £20 million Henry Moore sculpture from being sold abroad.It's on display at the Yorkshire Sculpture Park but it's owned by Tower Hamlets Council in London. Councillors there will decide next week whether to auction the work.
Wakefield MP Mary Creagh fears the work may be sold abroad and disappear from public view.