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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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The art of henry moore 1898 1986

The Art ofHenry Moore(1898-1986)


Early life and work
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 work1
Early Life and Work

  • He was very interested in works from ancient Mexico, especially the figures of the Toltec civilization


Early life and work2
Early Life and Work

  • Influenced by artworks that he saw at the British Museum

  • Work from the 1920’s and 1930’s was realistic


Drawings
Drawings

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.



Drawings2
Drawings

Like most artists, drawing was an important part of Henry Moore’s life



Sculptures
Sculptures

Henry Moore’s work followed three major themes

  • Mother and child

  • Family group

  • Reclining figures







Other sculptures
Other Sculptures

  • Henry Moore also worked on themes of helmets


Other sculptures1
Other Sculptures

  • Some sculptures were based on forms from nature, such as driftwood and bones



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)


Student work
Student Work wonderful world we live in. (Henry Moore)


Student work1
Student Work wonderful world we live in. (Henry Moore)


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