Henry Moore “Quotes” | English Sculptor (1898-1986)

June 9, 2009

Henry Moore “Quotes”
To be an artist is to believe in life.

There are universal shapes to which everyone is subconsciously conditioned and to which they can respond if their conscious control does not shut them off.

There’s no retirement for an artist, it’s your way of living so there’s no end to it.

All art should have a certain mystery and should make demands on the spectator. Giving a sculpture or a drawing too explicit a title takes away part of that mystery so that the spectator moves on to the next object, making no effort to ponder the meaning of what he has just seen. Everyone thinks that he or she looks but they don’t really,  you know.

I’ve always loved drawings. When you draw you look much more intensely at something.

Henry Moore Biography
Henry Spencer Moore OM CH FBA (30 July 1898 – 31 August 1986) was an English artist and sculptor. He is best known for his abstract monumental bronze sculptures which are located around the world as public works of art.

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