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Barbara Hepworth sculptress

Barbara Hepworth sculptress

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Published by Faber & Faber for Shenval Press in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementcollected and edited by Lillian Browse ; introduction by William Gibson.
ContributionsBrowse, Lillian., Gibson, William.
The Physical Object
Pagination65p. :
Number of Pages65
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18790362M

Barbara Hepworth. Barbara Hepworth. Barbara Hepworth Collection by Libby Beaty 26 pins. Barbara Hepworth Collection by Allison MooreAllison Moore20 pins.

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 (–75). British artist Barbara Hepworth produced some of the earliest abstract sculptures in England. Her lyrical forms and her feeling for material made her one of the most influential sculptors of the midth century. Jocelyn Barbara Hepworth was born on Janu , in Wakefield, Yorkshire, England.

Due to shortage of materials, Hepworth returned to her earlier experiments with wood. Landscape and seascape elements entered her work. In a retrospective of her work was shown in Leeds (Temple Newsam Gallery), and this was followed by a monograph by the author William Gibson (Barbara Hepworth: Sculptress, ). The exhibition Barbara Hepworth: Sculptures for a Modern World opens at Tate Britain on 24 June and runs until 25 October This summer, Tate Britain is launching the first London retrospective for five decades of the work of sculptor Barbara Hepworth, highlighting her enduring legacy in modern art.


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Barbara Hepworth sculptress Download PDF EPUB FB2

All visitors including Tate Members will need to book a timed ticket before visiting. There is a one-way route around the museum and garden, followed by entry to Tate St Ives. Staff will guide you through each space so that you can reconnect with the sculptures, paintings, drawings and archive material of Barbara Hepworth.

Please wear a face. Hepworth, Barbara, Dame, Barbara Hepworth, sculptress. [London] Pub. for the Shenval press by Faber and Faber limited [] (OCoLC) Named Person: Barbara Hepworth; Barbara Hepworth: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Barbara Hepworth; William Pettigrew Gibson; Lillian Browse.

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.

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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.

Today’s animated Doodle celebrates the life and work of English abstract sculptor Dame Barbara Hepworth, widely considered one of the midth century’s most impactful sculptors. 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. Exhibition at the Lefevre Gallery, London, in October.

William Gibson’s Barbara Hepworth: Sculptress is published by Faber and Faber. Hepworth’s Approach to Sculpture is published in the review Studio in October.

Begins to draw operations in hospitals. What really threw a spanner in the works was the birth of triplets to Ben and Barbara in This was the sort of corporeal reality that abstract artists might find difficult to absorb. Barbara HEPWORTH ( - ) A British sculptress, born in Wakefield, Yorkshire, inBarbara Hepworth was the main practitioner of abstract sculpture in the first half of the 20th century.

In she represented Britain at the Venice Biennale, and in took the Grand Prix at the Sao Paolo Biennial. 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. 1 hour ago  Barbara Hepworth, an influential English sculptor whose work remains preserved in St Ives, Cornwall, is being celebrated, 45 years after her death.

Hepworth’s work is the subject of a special. During the interwar period, the initial modernist propositions were further explored through all the possible media, but it is sculpture that was transformed the most, especially with the contribution of a distinct British sculptress, Barbara ide Henry Moore, she presented an entirely new aesthetic and fresh approach to the treatment of form and material.

English artist Barbara Hepworth () created a unique combination of subtropical garden and sculpture park at Trewyn in -- a haven of peace that acted as a showplace for her sculpture, a working environment, and an opportunity for Hepworth to pursue her other great love, gardening.

This book is a beautiful record of the plants and sculptures at Trewyn throughout the seasons; it. Renowned for her elegantly sleek sculptures in stone, wood, and bronze, Barbara Hepworth (–) is among Britain’s most important modern artists. This groundbreaking new publication focuses on the spaces and contexts, physical and conceptual, in which the artist is positioned.5/5(2).

Barbara Hepworth sculptress by Lillian Browse (editor) and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Neat SC book of a Modern Art Exhibition in London at the Tate Gallery in showcasing British Artist Barbara Hepworth.

Good condition extensive foxing on covers, light foxing on title page. Bumped corners, rear lower corner of cover is folded. Many of Barbara Hepworth's sculptures were abstract. They were made of wood, stone and bronze. Barbara said her work was a way of 'holding a beautiful thought'.

Do you agree. In the s, Hepworth became part of a group of artists who stopped making art. The book illuminates the ways in which the place and Hepworth’s work were bound together; the studio, and especially the garden that Hepworth shaped, was the ideal context in which her sculptures were viewed.

Following Hepworth’s death inthe studio became the Barbara Hepworth Museum and Sculpture Garden, which was then given to the 5/5(2). Barbara, born Jocelyn Barbara Hepworth in Wakefield inwas the eldest child of Gertrude and Herbert Hepworth.

She was a handsome baby – a. 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 .Barbara Hepworth, Polished Bronzes, New Art Centre Sculpture Park and Gallery, Salisbury, December 6, –Febru Barbara Hepworth: Conversation with Magic Stones, The Center for Public Sculpture, New York, Decem –Ap (extended to Septem ).

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: