Barbara Hepworth Works Online
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Original works by Barbara Hepworth available for purchase at art galleries worldwideMuseums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Art Institute of Chicago NEW!Art Market:
Birmingham Museums & Art Gallery, UK
Four Figures - Sepia, mixed media painting, 1951
The Cosdon Head, sculpture, 1949
Dallas Museum of Art, Texas NEW!
(There is a "Download" link for zooming in on some works, but confusingly this may take a while to become active)
Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco NEW!
Fitzwilliam Museum PHAROS Website, Cambridge, UK
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington D.C.
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City NEW!
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston NEW!
National Galleries of Scotland, Edinburgh
3 works online
Norton Simon Museum, Pasadena, California
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art
The Hepworth Wakefield, England
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
The clinic no.2
Beaverbrook Art Gallery, New Brunswick
Block Museum of Art at Northwestern University, Illinois
Sculptural Composition (Moon and Sun)
Courtauld Institute of Art, London, UK
23 works by or related to the artist
Falmouth Art Gallery, England
Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art at the University of Oklahoma
Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indiana
Barbara Hepworth in the Los Angeles County Museum of Art Database
Manchester City Art Gallery, UK
Meijer Gardens and Sculpture Park, Grand Rapids, Michigan
Summer Dance (work #18; click "next" three times to page down to it)
Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum, St. Louis, Missouri
Nasher Sculpture Center, Dallas, Texas
National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington D.C.
North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh
Curlew II - String Figure, 1957
Oklahoma City Museum of Art, Oklahoma
Maquette for Divided Circle, 1969
Pallant House Gallery, Chichester, England
Single Form, Nocturne, 1968
Palm Springs Desert Museum, California
Two Forms With White (Greek), 1969
Phoenix Art Museum, Arizona
San Diego Museum of Art, California NEW!
Storm King Art Center, Mountainville, New York
Square Forms with Circles, 1963
Tate Gallery, London, UK
Ulster Museum, Belfast, Northern Ireland
Curved Form (Delphi), 1955
University of South Florida Contemporary Art Museum
Untitled, from: Opposite Forms Series (select from the drop-down list)
Walker Art Center, Minnesota
Whitworth Art Gallery, Manchester, UK
Search results for "Barbara Hepworth"
Wichita State University Outdoor Sculpture Collection, Kansas
National Art Databases and Museum Inventories:
Art Fund for UK Museums
Smithsonian American Art Museum National Art Inventories
List of works nationwide from two sources: the Inventory of American Paintings Executed before 1914 and the Inventory of American Sculpture (only a few percent of listings have an accompanying image)
(e.g. records of past sales at auction; sites providing examples of the artist's signature)
Christie's Past Sale ArchivePictures from Image Archives:
(database goes as far back as 1991; images go about as far back as 1999)
Sotheby's Sold Lot Archive
(database goes as far back as 1998; images where permitted by copyright go about as far back as 2001)
Barbara Hepworth at The ArtchiveMiscellaneous Sites:
Wikimedia Commons Image Database
California State University WorldImages Database
El Poder de la Palabra (The Power of the Word) (in Spanish)
PBase Photo Sharing
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Ben Elwes Fine Art, London, UK -- Notable past salesArticles and Reference Sites:
Helicoids in Sphere
British Council Arts Group
National Fine Art Education Digital Collection, UK
Ohio Outdoor Sculpture Inventory
Peter Nahum At The Leicester Galleries, London, UK
Archive of past displayed works which are "sold" or "not for sale"
The Androom Archives
Toronto Sculpture, Ontario, Canada
UK Government Art Collection
Encyclopedia Britannica complete article on Barbara Hepworth Multimedia:
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Union List of Artist Names (Getty Museum)
Reference sheet with basic information about the artist and pointers to other references.
Wikipedia, the "Open Content" Encyclopedia
Oxford Dictionary of Art (eNotes)
Jeanette Winterson on Barbara Hepworth
Audio selection from an interview with the sculptor
"Look Inside" and "Search Inside" Books at Amazon
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