The Art of Henry Moore (1898-1986). Early Life and Work. Father was a miner who did not want his children to be miners Born in 1898 in a small town in England At age 18, served in World War 1 Studied art after the war. Early Life and Work.
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During World War 2, the citizens of London took shelter in the subway tunnels because the city was being bombed.
As an official war artist, Henry Moore did many drawings there. These “shelter drawings” captured the heroism of the English people and helped to involve the United States in the war.
Like most artists, drawing was an important part of Henry Moore’s life
Henry Moore’s work followed three major themes
Painting and sculpture help other people to see what a wonderful world we live in. (Henry Moore)
I don't know of any good work of art that doesn't have a mystery. (Henry Moore)
The secret of life is to have a task, something you devote your entire life to, something you bring everything to, every minute of the day for the rest of your life. And the most important thing is, it must be something you cannot possibly do.(Henry Moore)