Barbara Hepworth

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Thrill me, hide me, restore me: what can we learn about artists from their gardens?
From the spectacular Tarot Garden Niki de Saint Phalle built in Tuscany to Barbara Hepworth’s sculpture oasis in St Ives, artists’ green spaces are about so much more than plants and pruning

Katy Hessel

13, May, 2024 @7:00 AM

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Beyond Form review: the dogged gunk rockers who besieged the art world – and the disco
From Bridget Riley’s grids to Louise Bourgeois’s phallic bulges, this show is a glorious celebration of female abstract artists whose often-denigrated work now feels unstoppable

Adrian Searle

05, Feb, 2024 @6:10 PM

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Hepworth, Moore and more: an arty weekend in Wakefield, West Yorkshire
With Europe’s largest sculpture park and galleries showcasing modern and contemporary British art, this former industrial powerhouse has a lot to feast your eyes on

Rachel Dixon

29, Sep, 2023 @6:00 AM

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Cast your gaze up and down to see more examples of unexpected art | Letter
Letters: Ian Skidmore responds to Katy Hessel’s article mentioning Boris Anrep’s mosaics at the National Gallery. Plus letters from Philip Rutnam and John Bailey

28, Jul, 2023 @5:01 PM

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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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