English Abstract sculptor Henry Moore().
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He then studied at Leeds School of Art and the Royal College of Art, London. Throughout his long career he experimented with many styles including abstract and biomorphic art and in 1936 he took part in the International Surrealist exhibition. His primary concern, however has been with the human figure. http://www.boltonmuseums.org.uk/HTML/art_sculpture_moore.asp
Reclining Woman 1930 green Hornton stone59.7 x 92.7 x 41.3 cmPurchased 1956National Gallery of Canada (no. 6499)
Four-Piece Composition: Reclining Figure1934Cumberland alabaster6 7/8 x 18 x 8 in. (17.5 x 45.7 x 20.3 cm)Tate Gallery, London
Reclining Figure1935-36Elmwoodh. 19; l. 35; d. 15 in. (48.3; 89; 38 cm)Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo
Henry Moore (England, 1898-1986)Reclining Figures, 1940Pencil, pen and ink, colored crayon, and gouache,with areas scratched away, on white wove paper1979.151Given in memory of Pamela Djerassi, Class of 1971,by her parents
Six Reclining Figures 1963lithograph on paper41.9 x 50.8 cmGift of Mira Godard, 197575/1 © 2000 The Henry Moore Foundation
Large Standing Figure: Knife Edge, 1961 (cast 1976)Bronze, H. 137 1/2 in. (349.3 cm.)Bequest of Gordon Hanes, 97.1
Large Spindle Piece, modeled 1968-69, cast 1974Bronze, H. 128 x W. 127 x Diam. 77 1/4 in. (325.1 x 322.6 x 196.2 cm.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Gordon Hanes, 80.6.3
Reclining Figure: Idea for Sculpture, 1982Watercolor, gouache, black wax crayon, and white poster paint (impasted) on photocopier paper, 8.25 x 11.6 inches (21.0 x 29.5 cm)
Purchased with funds from the Wally Findlay Acquisition Fund, acc. no. 91-19-P
" The purpose of my sculpture is not beauty such as it is understood by the artists of classic Greece and the Renaissance. there is an enormous difference between the beauty of the expression and the power of the expression. The former tends to satisfy senses. The later possesses a vitality of the spirit which, in my opinion, is deeper and more suggestive... "