Henry Moore decided he wanted to become a sculptor at the age of eleven. Henry Moore was the foremost British sculptor of the 20th century. Henry Spencer Moore OM CH FBA (30 July 1898 – 31 August 1986) was an English artist. N05712 SHELTERERS IN THE TUBE 1941. He compared the strange colours, scratchy lines and pitted surfaces to 'lichen of grey rock, the coloured texture of weather-worn stone, the fiery black and red of igneous formations of burning coal'.

Immediately after the war, the architect Eugene Rosenberg commissioned Henry Moore to create a site-specific, large-scale sculpture for the Barclay School, in Stevenage, England. When the military departments created a group of people of art, who fought along with the soldiers.

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Henry Spencer Moore (30 July 1898 – 31 August 1986) was an English artist. Even non-objective art … Presented by the War Artists' Advisory Committee 1946. Rosenberg was a founding member of the architectural practice York, Rosenberg and Mardall and a visionary Modernist, architect of Gatwick Airport, the University of Warwick … He studied at Leeds College of Art. Catalogue entry. Inscr. A brief lesson showing art created by Henry Moore, using sketches to bring some of the events of the war to life. Immediately after the war, the architect Eugene Rosenberg commissioned Henry Moore to create a site-specific, large-scale sculpture for the Barclay School, in Stevenage, England. Artwork page for ‘Pink and Green Sleepers’, Henry Moore OM, CH, 1941 One critic, writing in 1943, described the Shelter Drawings in terms of natural phenomena. He is best known for his semi- abstract monumental bronze sculptures which are located around the world as public works of art…

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Pen, chalk, watercolour and gouache, 15×22 (38×56). Moore fought in World War 1 and he was badly injured during a gas attack in the Battle of Cambrai in 1917. Feb 10, 2012 - air raid shelter drawings by Henry Moore, circa 1940 Henry Moore became famous during the Second World War, when the people in art became the main theme of painters and sculptors, actors and writers.

Find an in-depth biography, exhibitions, original artworks for sale, the latest news, and sold auction prices. Rosenberg was a founding member of the architectural practice York, Rosenberg and Mardall and a visionary Modernist, architect of Gatwick Airport, the University of Warwick and St Thomas’ Hospital, London. Henry Moore: Drawing the War (27/3/20) This lecture explores the drawing practice of artist Henry Moore, placing particular focus on his drawings from World War II. He is best known for his semi-abstract monumental bronze sculptures which are located around the world as public works of art… image:Drawing by Henry Moore 'Tube Shelter Perspective' (Tate Gallery) Grey background with text at top.text:Henry Moore War Drawings.

Henry Moore, (born July 30, 1898, Castleford, Yorkshire, England—died August 31, 1986, Much Hadham, Hertfordshire), English sculptor whose organically shaped, abstract, bronze and stone …

Although Moore is best known as a sculptor, he was a prolific draughtsman and believed drawing to be central to his art practice and understanding of the natural world. ‘Moore 41’ b.r. Last night's Channel 4 documentary, The Art of War, presented by Jon Snow, was an impassioned and absorbing survey of the ways in which British artists have responded to the horrors of war and, since the First World War, challenged the idea that war art should simply celebrate valour, victory and glory. View Henry Moore’s 10,938 artworks on artnet.

Exh: National War Pictures, Australia and New Zealand, 1941.