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Brandt and Moore met in 1942, when Brandt was commissioned, a portrait of Moore in his studio for a 10-page spread about The Artist in Lilliput magazine. The feature comparison of the two artists " - pictures of the lightning shelters.Liverpool Street Extension, by Bill Brandt , 1940. Sleeping Shelterers: Two Women and a child, by Henry Moore , 1940.
"Both artists have developed a strikingly similar visual vocabulary of rootlessness, isolation, threat and vulnerability, the harbingers of pictures of larger terror made later in The War ," writes Courtney J Martin, the Director of the Yale Center for British Art, in a Foreword to the book by Bill Brandt | Henry Moore .
in the course of their career, they crossed over each other in the dominant creative medium. Moore used photography to showcase his work, and Brandt looked at the sculpture as a way of viewing the nature, the landscape and the human body.Contact deduction details to screams Auguste Rodin 's man, 1877-78, photographed by Henry Moore , 1967. Bill Brandt , 1937. Coal-miners ' houses without Windows to The Street , Bill Brandt , 1937. Northumbrian miner at his evening meal, the by Bill Brandt , 1937. Slag-Heap and miners ' cottages, Shotton, in the vicinity of Boldon Colliery, East Durham, Bill Brandt , 1937.
Moore was one of eight children in a mining family in Castleford, a mining town in Yorkshire, a place he would later document the sketch to The War .
A common theme for Moore, the representation of family groups, both as sculptures and drawings, a theme, starting with his early drawings of families in shelters during The Blitz . was
In the 1950s, Moore had, in a series of works that uses groupings of figures, the drawings at his house.Six studies for groups or families, from Henry Moore , 1948. Family group, by Henry Moore , in 1944. Sculpture and Red Rocks , Henry Moore , 1942.
they were interested in rock formations, geological artefacts and megalithic sites such as Stonehenge and Avebury .
in fact, Moore let it be known that he mined sculptures with stone in the UK.Avebury , Bill Brandt , 1963.