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Barbara Hepworth - sculpture and drawings

Barbara Hepworth

Barbara Hepworth - sculpture and drawings

exhibition organised by Wakefield City Art Gallery [and exhibited at] Wakefield, May 19th-July 7th, York [City Art Gallery], July 14th-August 12th [and] Manchester [City Art Gallery], September 24th-October 21st.

by Barbara Hepworth

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Published by Wakefield City Art Gallery in Wakefield .
Written in English


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ContributionsWakefield City Art Gallery., Manchester City Art Gallery., York City Art Gallery.
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Open LibraryOL21404692M

An early pioneer of abstract sculpture, Barbara Hepworth is best known for her ovoid, biomorphic creations carved out of stone. Though her early works were more explicitly figurative, many of Hepworth’s completely abstract works are recognized as vaguely feminine, given their smooth, rounded contours.   Barbara Hepworth Shows Sculpture. By David L. Shirey. Another is sculptor Barbara Hepworth, a compatriot and contemporary of Mr. Moore, esteemed like .

- Barbara Hepworth first came to live in Cornwall with her husband Ben Nicholson and their young family at the outbreak of war in She lived and worked in Trewyn studios, now the Hepworth Museum, from until her death in TateShots travelled to St Ives to explore the studio and its gardens, where Hepworth's sculptures are seen in the environment for which they were. I have gained very great inspiration from the Cornish land- and seascape, the horizontal line of the sea and the quality of light and colour which reminds me of the Mediterranean light and colour which so excites one's sense of form; and first and last there is the human figure which in the country becomes a free and moving part of a greater whole.

Barbara Hepworth () Created a DBE (Dame of the British Empire) in , Hepworth also produced a number of drawings, as well as set designs for the London opera. Pelagos (, Tate London) BEST SCULPTURES Meanwhile, Hepworth's sculpture at this time took on international traits like geometrical abstraction, while still.   The Drawings of Barbara Hepworth || Alan Wilkinson this book becomes the missing link and explains better than any appreciative piece how she gets from one to the other. If you wanted a primer in understanding Twentieth Century abstract sculpture, this would fit the bill very nicely. Alongside the many, beautifully reproduced illustrations.


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Barbara Hepworth - sculpture and drawings by Barbara Hepworth Download PDF EPUB FB2

Identifying the art and artists and the landscapes and seascapes that informed Barbara Hepworth's drawings, Alan Wilkinson provides an in-depth analysis of a remarkable body of work. Beginning with two accomplished early portraits, and the sculptural life studies of the late s, the author guides the reader through the five decades of 4/5(1).

Dame Jocelyn Barbara Hepworth DBE (10 January – 20 May ) was an English artist and work exemplifies Modernism and in particular modern sculpture. She was one of the few female 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 in St Education: Leeds School of Art, Royal College of Art.

Herbert Read, Barbara Hepworth: Carvings and Drawings,pla) as 'one of three drawings from which she evolved the Sculpture in Beechwood of ' - the work now known as Oval Sculpture (see Tate Gallery T) (William Gibson, Barbara Hepworth: Sculptress,p.8).

In the same year, the artist admitted that occasionally some. The Complete Sculpture of Barbara Hepworth –69, edited by Alan Bowness, is published.

Hepworth creates three important groups of prints between andculminating in The Aegean Suite, a set of nine lithographs published by Curwen Prints in Summary of Barbara Hepworth - sculpture and drawings book 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 ality: British.

Barbara Hepworth was a British sculptor, who was born in Wakefield, Yorkshire in She was a leading figure in the international art scene throughout a career spanning five decades. From Hepworth spent two years in Italy, and in married her first husband, the artist John Skeaping, in.

Barbara Hepworth: Sculpture and Drawings, Alex Reid & Lefevre, London, October Exhibition of Sculpture and Drawings by Barbara Hepworth, Wakefield City Art Gallery, West Yorkshire, February–March Traveled to: Bankfield Museum, Halifax, March–April 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. 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's drawings a. 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. This book presents an intimate story of English sculptor Barbara Hepworth (–) at work. Hepworth’s granddaughter, Sophie Bowness, draws on Hepworth’s correspondence and family memories and records to offer the first study devoted to Hepworth’s studio in the English seaside town of 5/5(2).

David Baxandale, Director of the National Gallery of Scotland, wrote in his introduction to the catalogue, Barbara Hepworth Retrospective Exhibition6 “this was a complete change from the purely abstract drawings and sculptures of the previous 12 years.

The reawakened interest in the human form, which also led to many fine figure. In the s Hepworth gave a lecture explaining the importance of the drawings to her sculptural practise.

The full text of this lecture is reproduced with an essay which traces the development of the remarkable Hospital Drawings and examines the deep and lasting friendship of Hepworth and the surgeon she painted.5/5(7).

Vintage Art Book, The Sculpture of Barbara Hepworth, Abrams Publishing. This is of course a used vintage book. Overall the book is in decent shape, especially for its age, but in two locations there are loose pages (see photo) All pages are there, they have just pulled away from the Rating: % positive.

Barbara Hepworth From sculpture to scalpel: Barbara Hepworth's surgical sketches At the end of the s, finding marble in short supply, sculptor Barbara Hepworth took. Barbara Hepworth: The Hospital Drawings 27 Oct - 03 Feb This exhibition revealed the remarkable series of exquisite drawings and paintings made by Barbara Hepworth during the late s, illustrating surgeons at work in operating theatres within post-war Britain.

"Barbara Hepworth was one of the most significant sculptors of the twentieth century and one of the most successful women artists of her time." "Published to commemorate the centenary of her birth, this beautifully illustrated book accompanies exhibitions at Tate St.

Ives and Yorkshire Sculpture Park, the first major showing of her work for nearly a decade.". Barbara Hepworth was a British artist. Achieving international acclaim, Hepworth is perhaps best known for her “pierced” Modernist sculpture: constructed using a variety of materials such as alabaster, marble, bronze, wood, and aluminum, Hepworth’s abstractions were often ovular and organic in shape, exploring the shifting contours of the interior and ality: British.

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. Barbara Hepworth Prints For Sale Barbara Hepworth is mainly known for her sculpting, however she has also created some stunning paintings and drawings, prints of her work are now available at the Tate Shop.

Artworks of Barbara Hepworth (British, - from galleries, museums and auction houses worldwide. Barbara Hepworth: Sculpture for a. Jun 5, - This was a sculpture made by Barbara Hepworth inshowing the art movement of minimalism.

Minimalism was a movement of art that created geometric art .Sculpture with Colour and Strings, / (cast in from plaster of ) (BH B, edition of 9 + 1) Two Forms in Echelon, (BH B, edition of 7) Epidauros II, (BHedition of 7).Get this from a library!

Barbara Hepworth: sculpture and drawings: exhibition, Gimpel Hanover Galerie, Zurich. [Barbara Hepworth].