Barbara Hepworth

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‘Amazing but absurd’: how worm-charming is drawing Cornish art back to its roots
Among artist Georgia Gendall’s projects is a riotous annual competition to lure these creatures from the soil – hopefully shifting some local cliches with them

Laura Snapes

23, May, 2023 @12:05 PM

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I left my baby to write this. How do artists balance creativity and the ache for their child? | Rhiannon Lucy Cosslett
All writers and painters who are mothers must tread a heroic path. In an ideal world, we wouldn’t have to, says the Guardian columnist Rhiannon Lucy Cosslett

Rhiannon Lucy Cosslett

06, Jan, 2023 @8:00 AM

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Of stone and wood: sculptor Barbara Hepworth steps out of Henry Moore’s shadow
Almost half a century after her death, the prolific British artist, whose ‘holes’ in sculptures changed modern abstract art, has her first major exhibition in Australia

Giselle Au-Nhien Nguyen

25, Nov, 2022 @2:00 PM

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Hepworth’s soothing sounds transport you – Yorkshire Sculpture International review
An alternative audio tour of Barbara Hepworth’s works is pure poetry, while digital ghosts from slave voyages haunt us. But is there enough sculpture?

Hannah Clugston

21, Sep, 2021 @11:05 AM

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Barbara Hepworth: Art and Life review – a blockbuster of diminishing returns
Hepworth’s sculptures are forced to compete with each other – and yet her sheer commitment against the odds shines through

Rachel Cooke

30, May, 2021 @12:30 PM

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Barbara Hepworth by Eleanor Clayton review – art and life
A new biography of the great English sculptor reveals a complicated combination of passionate correspondent, loving mother and dedicated artist

Oliver Soden

29, May, 2021 @11:00 AM

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The grand reopening: our critics pick the best art shows for 2021
If all goes to plan, UK galleries will open from the end of April for a busier-than-ever season. Here’s our guide to the top post-lockdown shows

Rachel Cooke, Laura Cumming, Alice Fisher, Kadish Morris

04, Apr, 2021 @7:00 AM

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From Skyspace to The Scallop: 10 of the best outdoor art works
Bronze lozenges, Cumbrian moss and a colossal female nude: as restrictions lift, here are the greatest alfresco spectacles

Jonathan Jones

26, Mar, 2021 @9:00 AM

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Barbara Hepworth's time in London marked with blue plaque
English Heritage plaque in St John’s Wood honours artist and first husband John Skeaping

Mark Brown Arts correspondent

30, Oct, 2020 @7:01 AM

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Circles and Squares by Caroline Maclean review – the Hampstead modernists
From Bauhaus to bohemian love … the intricate lives and art of interwar modernists are captured in this hugely enjoyable and well-plotted book

Kathryn Hughes

25, Apr, 2020 @8:00 AM

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Letters reveal postnatal crisis of Barbara Hepworth
Previously unpublished correspondence sheds new light on artist’s struggle to pursue career while caring for triplets alone

Donna Ferguson

19, Apr, 2020 @6:21 AM

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'We bought things we liked': amateurs' stunning gallery gift
Couple donate 100 artworks to Hepworth Wakefield Gallery after collecting in trips across Britain

Vanessa Thorpe

04, Apr, 2020 @3:05 PM

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