Henry Moore sculpture controversy

A statue by Yorkshire artist Henry Moore is causing controversy. It is at the Yorkshire Sculpture Park near Wakefield, but is owned by Tower Hamlets Council. They want to sell but there is opposition fighting to keep it in Yorkshire.

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Henry Moore statue sold

A London council has decided to sell a Henry Moore sculpture worth up to twenty million pounds to help balance its books. It's currently on loan to the Yorkshire Sculpture Park near Wakefield.

But the proposed sale of "Old Flo" as she's known has caused uproar in Yorkshire, the home of Henry Moore who was born and raised in Castleford.

A fellow Yorkshire artist tonight called for a public appeal to keep the work in the county. Chris Kiddey reports.

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