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 Henry Spencer Moore  (1898 - 1986)

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Lived/Active: United Kingdom/England      Known for: abstract figure sculpture, drawing

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BIOGRAPHY for Henry Moore
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Birth
1898 (Castleford, England)
 
Death
1986 (Much Hadham, England)

Lived/Active
United Kingdom/England




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abstract figure sculpture, drawing

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A sculptor of large-scale, abstract figurative work with voids or pieced areas, Henry Moore was a revolutionary figure in bringing modernism to the sculpture mediums of marble and bronze in Great Britain.  His home and studio were in Much Hadham, England. 

Henry Moore was born, the seventh of eight children in Yorkshire in the mining town of Castleford.  His father was a mining engineer who loved music and literature, and emphasized the importance of education to (showing 500 of 24119 characters).



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