Henry Moore Quotes

Henry Moore Quotes: The artist works with a concentration of his whole personality, and the conscious part of it resolves conflicts, organized memories, and prevents him from trying to walk in two directions at the same time.
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Henry Moore Quote: 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.
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Quotes about Henry Moore: The whole of nature is an endless demonstration of shape and form. It always surprises me when artists try to escape from this.
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Quote about Henry Moore: If an artist tries consciously to do something to others, it is to stretch their eyes, their thoughts, to something they would not see or feel if the artist had not done it. To do this, he has to stretch his own first.
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Henry Moore Sayings: A work can have in it a pent-up energy, an intense life of its own, independent of the subject it may represent.
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Henry Moore Saying: The observation of nature is part of an artist's life, it enlarges his form [and] knowledge, keeps him fresh and from working only by formula, and feeds inspiration.
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Sayings about Henry Moore: It is a mistake for a sculptor or a painter to speak or write very often about his job. It releases tension needed for his work.
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Saying about Henry Moore: Being an artist is celebrating life.
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Henry Moore Quotes: Clever people can copy the handwriting of an artist - it's like forging a person's signature.
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Henry Moore Quote: I find in all the artists that I admire most a disturbing element, a distortion, giving evidence of a struggle . . . . In great art, this conflict is hidden, it is unresolved. All that is bursting with energy is disturbing - not perfect.
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