The sculptor Henry Moore was in his 80s in 1983. At four o'clock I was at his estate outside London, it started to snow. It was getting dark. I thought the snow might pile up gently over the night. I said to Todd Brewster, a writer who was with me, “Let's come back at dawn.” It was wonderful. Snow was still falling, and everything was pristine. Moore kept several statues in his fields. Neighbor’s sheep grazed about them and gave them scale.
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