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Barbara Hepworth, Born on this day in 1903

6 monthes ago   |   By Chez Namaste Nancy

Born in Wakefield, Yorkshire in 1903. Barbara Hepworth was a sculptor and a leading figure in British sculpture as well as the international art scene until her death.
Hepworth studied at Leeds school of Art from 1920-1921 alongside fellow Yorkshire-born artist Henry Moore. Both students continued their studies in sculpture at the Royal College of Art in London. Both became leading practitioners of the avant-garde method of Direct Carving (working directly in to the chosen material) avoiding the more traditional process of making preparatory models and maquettes from which a craftsman...
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