HENRY MOORE AT HIGH PARK. THE SPACE IN BETWEEN THE SCULPTURE IS WHAT I AM LOOKING FOR.

Henry Moore .

Henry Moore was a major British sculptor whose organically shaped, semiabstract and often monumental bronze and stone figures made him one of the most important sculptors of the 20the century.

Born in into a Yorkshire coal-mining family on 30 July 1898, Moore started training as a schoolteacher, until he was called to serve in World War I and was injured.

There, he spent time at the British Museum, discovering the power and beauty of Egyptian, Etruscan, pre-Columbian and African sculpture. Reacting against the European sculptural tradition, Moore moved away from the human figure to experiment with abstract shapes that made use of organic and natural forms – he studied bones, pebbles and shells to understand what he called “nature’s principles of form and rhythm.”

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