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Barbara Hepworth - sculptures from the estate.

Barbara Hepworth - sculptures from the estate.

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The Art Newspaper is the journal of record for the visual arts world, covering international news and events. Based in London and New York, the English-language publication is part of a network of.   The Hampstead set live on, the ultimate social set of their time – their works and creations (the sculptures of Hepworth, the paintings of Mondrian, the buildings of Gropius) ever defying time. For more information on the Hampstead modernists, read: Circles and Squares: The Lives and Art of the Hampstead Modernists by Caroline Maclean.

Barbara Hepworth (), to many the greatest female sculptor in the history of Western art, is widely considered to be one of the most important British artists of the 20th century and a key figure in the development of British modernism. As the first in-depth and fully illustrated survey. Barbara Hepworth (), to many the greatest female sculptor in the history of Western art, is widely considered to be one of the most important British artists of the 20th century and a key figure in the development of British modernism. As the first in-depth and fully illustrated survey of Hepworth.

Market Museums & Heritage Artist Interviews Book Club Diary Van the sculptor Barbara Hepworth who died 45 years ago this week. but it also bears the scars of the monumental sculptures. Hepworth possessed a significant sensitivity for her materials and typically practiced direct carving. She sometimes incorporated strings, wires, and colored paint into her sculptures. She was fascinated by the play between mass and space, and her approach created a tension between an open, interior space and the material mass surrounding it.


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Barbara Hepworth, in full Dame Jocelyn Barbara Hepworth, (born JanuWakefield, Yorkshire, England—diedSt. Ives, Cornwall), sculptor whose works were among the earliest abstract sculptures produced in England. Her lyrical forms and feeling for material made her one of the most influential sculptors of the midth.

Dame Jocelyn Barbara Hepworth DBE (10 January – 20 May ) was an English artist and sculptor. Her work exemplifies Modernism and in particular modern sculpture.

She was one of the few female English artists of her generation to achieve international prominence. Along with artists such as Ben Nicholson and Naum Gabo, Hepworth was a leading figure in the colony of artists who resided Education: Leeds School of Art, Royal College of Art.

Summary of Barbara Hepworth. Barbara Hepworth distinguished herself as a world-recognized sculptor in a period where female artists were rare. She evolved her ideas and her work as an influential part of an ongoing conversation with many other important artists of her time, working crucially in areas of greater abstraction while creating three dimensional objects.

Photo Bob Berry Barbara Hepworth’s Winter Solstice, screenprint on paper (Hepworth Estate) This exhibition brings together a selection of works made by Hep­worth during the last two decades of her life, which comple­ment and con­nect with aspects of Divided Circle, including its comp­osition, presence, and associations.

Barbara Hepworth: Sculpture and Drawings, John Lewis Auditorium, London, April Barbara Hepworth: An Exhibition of Sculpture from –, Whitechapel Art Gallery, London, May–June (Catalogue) Abstract Form and Life: Sculpture by Barbara Hepworth and Biological Models, Queen’s University of Belfast Visual Arts Group.

Barbara Hepworth (–), one of the most important artists of the 20th century, was born in Wakefield. Her father was a surveyor for West Riding County Council, and Hepworth accompanied him on his inspections of local roads and bridges.

Squares with two circles. Squares with two circles is one of Barbara Hepworth's most significant later works. She started working with metal inwhich allowed her to create larger pieces like this. The piece's title and initial aesthetic hint at a simple geometric composition, but the shapes are not rigidly accurate; the angles of the squares are not quite 90 degrees and the face of the.

This route begins with entry to the Barbara Hepworth Museum and Sculpture Garden. Start on the ground floor where you enter the museum archive space. The room houses photographs, articles and items from Hepworth’s own collection, and examples of unfinished sculptures and the tools Hepworth used to make them.

This is a page topic work booklet containing a series of 8 art and 7 history lessons based around the sculptors Barbara Hepworth and Henry Moore and their local significance in the Yorkshire area.

These lessons are aimed at KS1 pupils but could easily be adapted for LKS2. Sculptor Barbara Hepworth photographed at the Tate in April with her sculpture Four-Square (Walk Through), part of the Sculpture for a Modern World exhibition there.

The Complete Sculpture of Barbara HepworthLund Humphries, London,cat. We are grateful to Dr Sophie Bowness of the Hepworth Estate for her assistance cataloguing this work.'It is the first time in my life that I have achieved an idea, so exact, that it could be carried out posthumously, at full scale - i.e.

to enter - if. At Trewyn in St Ives, Barbara Hepworth created a unique combination of sub-tropical garden and sculpture park. This book is a record of the plants and sculptures at Trewyn throughout the seasons, exploring the botanical evolution of the garden and the relationships betweens Hepworth's characteristically organic sculptures and the natural forms that surround s:   From Bauhaus to bohemian love the intricate lives and art of interwar modernists are captured in this hugely enjoyable and well-plotted book Kathryn Hughes Sat 25 Apr EDT.

Barbara Hepworth: Sculptures From the Estate [Alan G. Wilkinson] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Barbara Hepworth working on Curved Form, Bryher II, Courtesy Bowness, Hepworth Estate Believe in the power of art The new artistic bodies that established themselves after the war – the Arts Council and the British Council – gave a new democratic principle for sculpture.

Hepworth’s sculptures were as varied as they were ground-breaking: she was the first to make sculptures with pierced forms (also used by Moore), for example.

She was trained by a master carver in Carrara in the s and preferred to carve directly into stone or wood using hand tools.

Henry Moore / Barbara Hepworth As the Henry Moore Gagosian Gallery exhibition opens in London it’s hard not to compare the giant of British sculpture to his rival and friend, Barbara Hepworth. Both famous British sculptors from Yorkshire, who lived through both World Wars, Moore and Hepworth can be difficult to distinguish and even harder to crown superior.

The Barbara Hepworth Museum and Sculpture Garden in St Ives, Cornwall preserves the 20th-century sculptor Barbara Hepworth's studio and garden much as they were when she lived and worked there.

She purchased the site in and lived and worked there for 26 years until her death in a fire on the premises in Due to reduced capacity we are currently only offering admission to Barbara Hepworth Museum and Sculpture Garden combined with Tate St Ives entry.

Combined tickets are £ or £ for concessions, and £13 or £12 without donation. Admission from onwards is only available to book .Barbara Hepworth by Barbara Hepworth,Tate Gallery edition, in English - Rev.

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