Barbara Hepworth: A Life of Forms


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This is a biography of the sculptor, Dame Barbara Hepworth. With her second husband, Ben Nicholson, and her contemporary, Henry Moore, she led a group of artists moving away from representative to abstract art. She produced a form that was entirely hers. From the beginning of the 1930s she broke new ground and ten years later she was prominent among avant garde artists working in St Ives and winning international acclaim. Like others, Hepworth received much hostile criticism, but her faith in her work remained unswerving ...

Barbara Hepworth: A Life of Forms 1996, Penguin Books Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9780140166729

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Barbara Hepworth: A Life of Forms 1995, Viking, London

ISBN-13: 9780670843039