Barbara Hepworth: The Hepworth Family Gift

Barbara Hepworth's unique sculptural style is examined through looking at The Hepworth Family Gift, a collection of over 40 plasters.

The plasters have been gifted from Hepworth's St.Ives studio and will now be permanently housed at The Hepworth Wakefield.

This film looks at her sculptural techniques, the prototypes on display in the gallery and how these reveal so much about her approach as a sculptor.

The work is part of Art in Yorkshire -- supported by Tate, a year long celebration of the visual arts in 19 galleries throughout Yorkshire. Works from Tate's collection of historic, modern and contemporary art will be showcased through a compelling programme of exhibitions and events.

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Thanks to The Hepworth Wakefield, Sophie Bowness and Anne Goodchild.

This podcast has been commissioned by Axis for Art in Yorkshire - supported by Tate and produced by the National Media Museum.

"Barbara Hepworth: The Hepworth Family Gift " is shared via a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported (CC BY-NC-ND 3.0)

© Art in Yorkshire - supported by Tate & Axis, 2011

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6 comentarios:

toesin bakedclay
toesin bakedclay:
a stunning presentation that does the artist justice
Norma Brookhouse
Norma Brookhouse:
Thank you Hepworth Family. I have been a fan for nearly over sixty years.
Rowe Films
Rowe Films:
Amazing. Barbara's Great Nephew here. Wish I could have met her! Inspirational.
took closely
took closely:
jaw dropping superb
toesin bakedclay
toesin bakedclay:
this is wonderful
magnificent magnificent magnificent