Lecture or talk Adults

Opening talk: Barbara Hepworth | Art & Life

National (National) Hawthornden Lecture Theatre
  • Saturday 9 April, 12-1pm



This event has sold out, to meet this demand we are also offering an online live stream of the event. Space is very limited, please do not come to the event without a pre-booked ticket. 

To mark the opening of Barbara Hepworth | Art & Life, Eleanor Clayton curator at The Hepworth Wakefield will speak about the celebrated artist's work. A major retrospective, it spans her entire career charting the development of her practice, her engagement with political and societal change, and the events in her personal life which shaped her work.

Sculpture by Barbara Hepworth depicting a mother and child represented as two organic shapes.

Barbara Hepworth, Mother and Child, 1934. Pink Ancaster stone. © Bowness. Photo: Jerry Hardman-Jones. Wakefield Council Permanent Art Collection (The Hepworth Wakefield). Purchased, 1951. 



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