Tuesday, November 9, 2010

Barbara Hepworth

Jocelyn Barbara Hepworth was born in Wakefield, West Yorkshire. She attended Wakefield Girls High School, and won a scholarship and studied at the Leeds School of Art from 1920. Them she won a County scholarship to the Royal College of Art and studied there from 1921 until she was awarded the diploma of the Royal College of Art in 1924. One of her most prestigious works is Single Form in memory of her friend and collector of her works. Hepworths sculptors are made out of bronze, marble, and wood creating unique cavities and holes in her work.
Barbara Hepworth, Wave, Wood, 1943

Barbara Hepworth, River Form, Bronze, 1965

Barbara Hepworth, Oval Structure, Wood, 1943

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