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 Storm Fine Arts - Barbara Hepworth
Barbara Hepworth (1903-1975) was a sculptor of formal and abstract figures in bronze, stone and wood.
In 1939, Hepworth moved to St Ives, Cornwall, where she became an influential member of the artistic community, being a founder member of the Penwith Society in 1949.
Sadly, she died in a fire in her studio in St. Ives, Cornwall, where a fine Barbara Hepworth Museum was opened to the public in 1976.
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 www.wakefield.gov.uk: Barbara Hepworth   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Barbara Hepworth was born in Wakefield on 10 January 1903.
Barbara Hepworth received numerous public commissions, (in 1964, Single Form was erected outside the United Nations building, New York as a memorial to the Secretary-General, Dag Hammarskjöld), and awards throughout her career (including the Grand Prix at the São Paulo Bienal in 1959).
At the centre of The Hepworth, Wakefield will fittingly be the unique collection of 30 original plasters used by Barbara Hepworth when casting her bronze sculptures and donated by the Hepworth family trust.
www.wakefield.gov.uk /CultureAndLeisure/Galleries/HepworthWakefield/AboutTheHepworth/AboutDameBarbara/default.htm?textonly=true   (437 words)

  
 Barbara Hepworth
Jocelyn Barbara Hepworth (May 20, 1903 - January 10, 1975), born in Wakefield, West Yorkshire, was a sculptor in England.
She studied at Leeds School of Art (where she became friends with Henry Moore), the Royal College of Art, London, and in Italy.
Ives her work can be seen at the Yorkshire Sculpture Park[?] at West Bretton, West Yorkshire, and at Churchill College, Cambridge.
www.ebroadcast.com.au /lookup/encyclopedia/ba/Barbara_Hepworth.html   (125 words)

  
 Barbara Hepworth, Sculptress
Dame Barbara Hepworth was one of the most important British Artists of the 20th century.
Hepworth's final years were beset by increasing ill health which resulted in her being wheelchair bound.
Hepworth's work can be seen in St Ives at the Barbara Hepworth Museum, at the Yorkshire Sculpture Park at West Bretton, West Yorkshire.
www.cornwall-calling.co.uk /famous-cornish-people/hepworth.htm   (602 words)

  
 Featured Museum   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Barbara Hepworth's studio and garden have been run by the Tate since 1980, and are now an integral part of Tate St Ives.
Hepworth, who died in 1975, asked in her will that Trewyn Studios and the adjacent garden, with a group of her sculptures placed as she wished, be permanently open to the public.
With the outbreak of war in 1939, Ben Nicholson, Barbara Hepworth and Naum Gabo settled in St Ives, establishing in West Cornwall an outpost for the abstract avant-garde.
www.artrepublic.com /artrepublic/wow/featuredmuseums/museum.asp?mus_id=578   (283 words)

  
 Spartanburg SC | GoUpstate.com | Spartanburg Herald-Journal   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Dame Barbara Hepworth DBE (January 10, 1903 – May 20, 1975, christened Jocelyn Barbara Hepworth) was a major British sculptor and artist of the twentieth century.
Hepworth was born in Wakefield, West Yorkshire and studied at the Leeds School of Art (where she met Moore) and the Royal College of Art.
Hepworth married the sculptor John Skeaping before becoming the painter Ben Nicholson's second wife in 1933.
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 Tehran Museum of Contemporary Art < Exhibition - Forthcoming - Drawing>
Hepworth's interest in direct carving developed at the beginning of her career, though she acknowledged her real introduction to the technique was during her time spent in Italy.
It is also pierced with a hole, an essential element in Hepworth's sculpture from 1931 onwards and a device she used for creating abstract form and space which also united the front and back of the work.
She had begun to use bronze in the mid 1950s, and for the remainder of her career she divided her work between direct carving in wood or stone and creating sculpture to be cast in bronze.
www.ir-tmca.com /exhibition/BritishSculpture/Hepworth/Hepworth.htm   (682 words)

  
 Barbara Hepworth at SpaightwoodGalleries.com
Barbara Hepworth, along with Henry Moore and Ben Nicholson, was at the center of a group of artists who created a revolutionary new approach to European abstract sculpture of the 1930s.
Hepworth first attended the Leeds School of Art in 1920, where she became interested in the sculptural interplay of mass and negative space.
Barbara Hepworth received numerous public commissions and awards throughout her career, including the Grand Prix at the São Paulo Bienal in 1959.
www.spaightwoodgalleries.com /Pages/Hepworth.html   (863 words)

  
 Barbara Hepworth Summary
Born in Wakefield, Yorkshire, England, on Jan. 10, 1903, Jocelyn Barbara Hepworth was the eldest of four children.
By the age of 16, Hepworth was modeling life portraits in clay, which helped to win her a scholarship to the Leeds School of Art, where she studied for a year.
Barbara Hepworth's life and work were honored by her country in 1965 when she was made a Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire.
www.bookrags.com /Barbara_Hepworth   (1409 words)

  
 NMWA | Private Collection | Profile - Barbara Hepworth   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
When Barbara Hepworth died, the New York Times ran both a formal obituary and an "Appreciation," thus indicating the broad recognition she had received during her lifetime.
In 1931 Hepworth and Skeaping divorced; two years later she married the English avant-garde painter Ben Nicholson, with whom she lived and worked for the next two decades.
During the 1950s Hepworth's reputation grew exponentially: she was represented in the Venice Biennale and won a first prize at the Biennial exhibition in São Paulo; she also had her first major retrospective exhibition and was made a Commander of the Order of the British Empire (she was awarded the rank of Dame in 1965).
www.nmwa.org /collection/profile.asp?LinkID=858   (304 words)

  
 Draw Leaf Table
Sculptures in bronze, stone and wood are on display in the Museum and Garden, along with paintings, drawings and archive material.
Barbara Hepworth lived and worked in Trewyn studios, now the Hepworth Museum, from 1949 until her death in 1975, and created many of her most famous works there.
The subtropical garden was an essential part of Hepworth's creative process, when she died it opened to the public as a permanent setting to exhibit her works.
www.furnituredesignstudio.com /furn.htm   (3805 words)

  
 Barbara Hepworth
Barbara Hepworth was a key figure in the abstract movement in Britain.
In time, Hepworth's use of this technique grew more complex as she stretched the hole into oval and spiral shapes.
Hepworth, like her friend Moore, created sculptural forms derived from nature.
hirshhorn.si.edu /collection/gardens/hepworth.html   (168 words)

  
 Barbara Hepworth Museum and Sculpture Garden - St Ives - Cornwall
Hepworth was born in Wakefield in 1903 and studied at the Leeds School of Art.
Trewyn Studios, which are now the Hepworth Museum, are where the artist lived and worked between 1949 and 1975, when she was tragically killed in a studio fire.
Barbara Hepworth was an important figure in the abstract art movement.
www.cornwalls.co.uk /attractions/St_Ives-attraction-1406.htm   (326 words)

  
 Barbara Hepworth Museum & Tate, St Ives, Cornwall
The real stuff is at Tate St Ives and the Barbara Hepworth Museum & Sculpture Garden, which is managed by the Tate.
Dame Barbara Hepworth lived here, the Trewyn Studio, from 1949 to her death in a house fire here in 1975.
The studios have been left as they were when Hepworth died, with works in progress on their plinths, coffee jars and ash trays on the side.
www.stephennewton.com /2005/07/barbara-hepworth-museum-tate-st-ives.html   (553 words)

  
 Dame Barbara Hepworth 1903-1975 - Biographical Information
In the 1930s Hepworth became a member of several forward-looking groups such as the 7 and 5 Society and Unit One.
Two works were commissioned for the Festival of Britain in 1951, and throughout the 1950s Hepworth consolidated her position as Britain's premier female sculptor, being given several retrospective exhibitions and having work purchased by major international galleries.
She died in a fire in her studio in St Ives, where a Barbara Hepworth Museum was opened in 1976.
www.archeus.co.uk /pages/biography/196.html   (248 words)

  
 Visit Barbara Hepworth Museum and Sculpture Garden- Enjoy England
Sculptures in wood, stone and bronze inside the museum and in the sub-tropical garden.
Visiting the Barbara Hepworth Museum and Garden is a unique experience, offering a remarkable insight into the work and outlook of one of Britain's most important 20th century artists.
Sculptures in bronze, stone and wood are on display in the museum and garden, with paintings, drawings and archive material.
www.enjoyengland.com /Attraction/St-Ives/Museum/132225/Barbara-Hepworth-Museum-and-Sculpture-Garden.htm   (145 words)

  
 Barbara Hepworth Museum & Sculpture Park, St. Ives - West Country - UK Attraction
The artist Barbara Hepworth created both the Subtropical Gardens and Sculpture Park in St Ives as a place of relaxation and somewhere to show her work.
The museum also has an excellent collection of her works and is run by the Tate.
Self-catering accommodation near to Barbara Hepworth Museum & Sculpture Park
www.ukattraction.com /west-country/barbara-hepworth-museum-sculpture-park.htm   (199 words)

  
 Barbara Hepworth Museum and Garden - St. Ives UNITED KINGDOM - Review of Barbara Hepworth Museum and Garden - SideStep
Dame Barbara Hepworth lived at Trewyn from 1949 until her death in 1975 at the age of 72.
In her will she asked that her working studio be turned into a museum where future visitors could see where she lived and created her world-famous sculpture.
Today, the museum and garden are virtually just as she left them.
www.sidestep.com /travel-attraction-s30181-barbara_hepworth_museum_and_garden_st_ives_united_kingdom   (200 words)

  
 BBC - Cornwall - Art story
The visually impaired visiting the Barbara Hepworth Museum and Sculpture Garden will now be able to experience the new audio-description to enhance their visit.
Building on the Barbara Hepworth Museum Touch Tours, Tate St Ives was keen to develop a resource for visitors with visual impairment which could be used during any visit.
Working with Bridget Crowley, Project Coordinator in the Education Department of Tate St Ives, the project was to make an audio-description resource for the Barbara Hepworth Museum and Sculpture Garden including orientation and descriptions of the parts of the Museum not easily accessible to visually impaired visitors.
www.bbc.co.uk /cornwall/art/2004_stories/barbara_hepworth.shtml   (414 words)

  
 Happy Birthday at Tate
This exhibition will celebrate Hepworth’s Centenary year since her birth as well as Tate St Ives’ tenth anniversary.
Hepworth was one of the foremost British artists of the 20th Century and is internationally acclaimed as one of the major sculptors of her time.
As a number of bronze works are on permanent display at the Barbara Hepworth Museum and Sculpture Garden in St Ives, the exhibition at Tate St Ives will concentrate on wood and stone carvings, in addition to groups of drawings.
www.stylusart.com /noticias/barbarhepworth/barbarhepworthen.htm   (310 words)

  
 Virgin Trains - What's on
Barbara Hepworth (1903-1975), contemporary of Henry Moore, and a key figure in 20th-century British sculpture, lived here in St Ives at Trewyn Studios for over 30 years.
In her will, she asked for her workspace to become a museum and her garden to remain as she left it - filled with a selection of her work.
The Barbara Hewpworth Museum and Sculpture Garden forms part of Tate St Ives.
www.virgintrains.co.uk /eventdetail/popup.aspx?eventid=103628   (122 words)

  
 dame barbara hepworth // biography (1903-75) / gallery
The shadows from the sculptures of Dame Barbara Hepworth cover all that came after in British sculpture.
It was in St Ives that she worked on a series of abstract works in which the large masses are set off by string or wire.
Her studio in St Ives is now the Barbara Hepworth Museum.
www.leninimports.com /barbara_hepworth.html   (286 words)

  
 Hepworth Sculptures Among Artworks Acquired For Nation - 24 Hour Museum - official guide to UK museums, galleries, ...
Barbara Hepworth is one of Britain's most influential 20th century sculptors.
They have been allocated to Tate for display primarily at the Barbara Hepworth Museum and Sculpture Garden in St Ives, Cornwall, where they had previously been on loan.
Hepworth is considered one of Britain’s most important artists of the 20th century.
www.24hourmuseum.org.uk /nwh_gfx_en/ART34731.html   (597 words)

  
 Barbara Hepworth - a biography from the landscape architecture and Gardens Guide
She moved to St Ives in 1939 and her garden, now part of the Barbara Hepworth Museum and Sculpture Garden, is open to the public.
Unlike Henry Moore, who started with natural forms, Hepworth's sculpture was essentially abstract.
In 1934, she explained that she wanted 'to make exactly the right relation of masses, a living thing in stone, to express my awareness and thought of these things'.
www.gardenvisit.com /b/hepworth.htm   (120 words)

  
 Books by Barbara Hepworth, compare prices   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Barbara Hepworth : Stone Sculpture, February 10-March 17, 2001
Barbara Hepworth : Works in the Tate Gallery Collection and the Barbara Hepworth Museum st Ives
Barbara Hepworth : A Guide to the Tate Gallery Collection at London and St Ives, Cornwall
www.allbookstores.com /author/Barbara_Hepworth.html   (142 words)

  
 Barbara Hepworth: Works in the Tate Gallery Collection and the Barbara Hepworth Museum, St Ives - Word Power
Barbara Hepworth: Works in the Tate Gallery Collection and the Barbara Hepworth Museum, St Ives - Word Power
Barbara Hepworth: Works in the Tate Gallery Collection and the Barbara Hepworth Museum, St Ives
Barbara Hepworth (1903-75) is internationally acclaimed as one of the major sculptors of the mid-20th century.
www.word-power.co.uk /catalogue/1854373471   (340 words)

  
 Sculptor.Org - Barbara Hepworth
Barbara Hepworth (The World of Art) ($14.95) - Abraham Marie Hammacher / Paperback / Published 1998
Barbara Hepworth - Works in the Tate Gallery Collection and the Barbara Hepworth Museum st Ives ($49.00) - Matthew Gale, et al / Hardcover / Published 1999
Hepworth's career as a sculptor spanned five decades, from 1925 to 1975.
www.sculptor.org /Sculptors/ByName/BarbaraHepworth.htm   (702 words)

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