British sculptor, one of the most famous sculptors in the 20th century. Moore was born in Castleford of West Yorkshire in England, and graduated from the University of Leeds and the Royal College of Art. He is famous for his large bronze and marble sculptures. The most typical works are hollow and reclining figures. As one of the most well-known contemporary sculptors, he received honor degrees from Oxford, Harvard, Cambridge and other universities in his later years, and the United Kingdom's highest medal of merit.