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    Hepworth:A Pictorial Biography

    £14.99
    A pictorial record of the sculptor Barbara Hepworth's life, work and writings over 40 years, from childhood to her marriages to the sculptor John Skeaping and to Ben Nicholson, and from figuration through geometric and organic abstraction to the grandeur of her large-scale, post-war work.
    ISBN: 9781854371492
    AuthorHepworth, Barbara
    PublisherNameTate Publishing
    Pub Date01/03/1998
    BindingPaperback
    Pages136
    Availability: In Stock

    Yorkshire by birth, resident of St Ives, Cornwall, for more than 30 years, scholarship student at the Royal College of Art at the age of 16, mother of triplets, Honorary Doctor of Letters of five universities, Cornish bard, Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire, and world-famous sculptor: such was Barbara Hepworth, whose life always revolved around the demands of her creative work. This book presents a pictorial record of her life, work and writings over 40 years, from her childhood years to her first marriage to the sculptor John Skeaping and her second marriage to Ben Nicholson; and from figuration through geometric and organic abstraction to the internationally acclaimed grandeur of her large-scale, post-war work.

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    Yorkshire by birth, resident of St Ives, Cornwall, for more than 30 years, scholarship student at the Royal College of Art at the age of 16, mother of triplets, Honorary Doctor of Letters of five universities, Cornish bard, Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire, and world-famous sculptor: such was Barbara Hepworth, whose life always revolved around the demands of her creative work. This book presents a pictorial record of her life, work and writings over 40 years, from her childhood years to her first marriage to the sculptor John Skeaping and her second marriage to Ben Nicholson; and from figuration through geometric and organic abstraction to the internationally acclaimed grandeur of her large-scale, post-war work.

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