Barbara hepworth sculpture
Media in category sculptures by barbara hepworth the following 23 files are in this category, out of 23 total. This year london houses a major retrospective of the work of barbara hepworth alongside her friend and contemporary henry moore at tate britain the exhibition, entitled barbara hepworth: sculpture for a modern world promises to emphasise hepworth’s status as a leading figure in the art world of the 1930s 40s and 50s and readdress the . The public catalogue foundation's volunteer, viccy ibbett, has been out and about again, this time considering the sculptures of barbara hepworth that can be seen in london: 'at her death in 1975, barbara hepworth was described as ‘probably the most significant woman artist in the history of art to this day’.
You can imagine how massively pleased i feel when people say my work must be influenced by barbara hepworth and henry moore barbara hepworth, sculpture for a . Born in wakefield to a middle-class family, barbara hepworth was the first born to gerda and hubert hepworth as a young girl, barbara accompanied her fa. Although hepworth stated that she was much more interested in how colour was applied, as opposed to the choice of colour, her stud. Interview with alan bowness, published in bowness (ed), the complete sculpture of barbara hepworth 1960–69, london, 1971, p 7 it is easy now to communicate with people through abstraction, and particularly so in sculpture.
Barbara hepworth curved form (delphi) barbara hepworth curved form (oracle) barbara hepworth wood and strings barbara hepworth hollow form with white interior (opus 328) barbara hepworth two figures (menhirs) barbara hepworth pierced form (epidauros) full sculptural expression is spatial - it is the three-dimensional realization of an idea, either by mass or by space construction. It is a sculpture on a monumental scale, measuring over three feet in width, depth and height, and weighing over 900lbs, unusual for hepworth's oeuvre up to this point, and for sculptural work in wood more generally. The new art centre represents the barbara hepworth estate, and has worked closely with the family on a global exhibitions and sales programme for over two decad. The barbara hepworth museum and sculpture garden is based in the studio hepworth established in 1949, in search of more space to work on her sculptures after the war, and her divorce from nicholson in 1951, hepworth became an active figure in the developing st ives modernist art community, and she was awarded the freedom of st ives in 1968 to . Barbara hepworth 1959 gertrude and otto natzler bulbous, stem-mouthed gourd-form of porcellaneous red clay glazed in a superior rendition of the natzlers starry night crystalline.
Barbara hepworth museum, st ives, cornwall 1,317 likes 4,050 were here the barbara hepworth museum and sculpture garden in st ives, cornwall. Sculpture with colour and strings, 1939/1961 (cast in 1961 from plaster of 1939) (bh 113 b, edition of 9 + 1) two forms in echelon , 1961 (bh 301 b, edition of 7) epidauros ii , 1961 (bh 303, edition of 7 ). Dame jocelyn barbara hepworth dbe (10 january 1903 – 20 may 1975) was an english artist and sculptor her work exemplifies modernism and in particular modern sculpture she was one of the few female artists of her generation to achieve international prominence. Posts about barbara hepworth oval sculpture (no 2) written by dr marcus bunyan.
Dame barbara hepworth wakefield 1903 – 1975 st ives barbara hepworth was born in wakefield, yorkshire in 1903, the first of four children of herbert hepworth (a civil engineer) and his wife gertrude johnson. A major retrospective of hepworth's work was held at tate britain in 2015, barbara hepworth: sculpture for a modern world, the first in london since 1968 it toured . Hepworth's home and studio have been preserved at the barbara hepworth home and sculpture garden, which is run by the tate pace gallery has represented the hepworth estate since 1996 view more. Artist barbara hepworth, one of the most important artists of the 20th century, was born in wakefield the hepworth wakefield, named after the sculptor houses a permanent collection of barbara hepworth works.
Barbara hepworth sculpture
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 exterior. Barbara hepworth was an english artist, who along with her professional rival henry moore, was a pioneer in the field of modern sculpture and is considered among the greatest sculptors of the twentieth century. Interest in hepworth is at a high her first major london exhibition in half a century opens at tate britain on june 24 entitled barbara hepworth: sculpture for a modern world. (art gallery of ontario's barbara hepworth sculpture exhibit, toronto) dept for culture, media & sport- post-war sculptures, reliefs and memorials are listed chips off the old blocks(sculpture in the uk).
- Dame barbara hepworth (1903–75) was born and raised in wakefield, and became one of the 20th century's most eminent international sculptors .
- 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 was among the first artists in england to create abstract sculptures, often drawing on the natural world for inspiration hepworth discovered her passion for sculpture as a young child she entered leeds school of art in 1. Sculptures by antony gormley and barbara hepworth are among pieces of post-war public art to be newly listed by the government. Hepworth investigated absence/presence in sculpture and played with the relationship of her sculptural forms to the larger spaces surrounding them.