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Barbara Hepworth

[British Abstract Sculptor, 1903-1975]

• Relationships: Wife of Ben Nicholson (1938-1951).
Member of the Abstraction-Creation Group in Paris, 1930s.
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Original works by Barbara Hepworth available for purchase at art galleries worldwide
Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Notable SiteArt Institute of Chicago   NEW!

Notable SiteBirmingham Museums & Art Gallery, UK
Four Figures - Sepia, mixed media painting, 1951
The Cosdon Head, sculpture, 1949

Notable SiteDallas 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)

Notable SiteFine Arts Museums of San Francisco   NEW!

Notable SiteFitzwilliam Museum PHAROS Website, Cambridge, UK

Notable SiteMetropolitan Museum of Art, New York City   NEW!

Notable SiteMuseum of Fine Arts, Boston   NEW!

Notable SiteMuseum of Modern Art, New York City

Notable SiteNational Galleries of Scotland, Edinburgh   NEW!

Notable SiteNorton Simon Museum, Pasadena, California

Notable SitePeggy Guggenheim Collection, Venice   NEW!

Notable SiteSan Francisco Museum of Modern Art

Notable SiteTate Gallery, London, UK

Notable SiteThe 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
Two Figures

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington D.C.   NEW!

Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indiana

Los Angeles County Museum of Art   NEW!

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

Philadelphia Museum of Art   NEW!

Phoenix Art Museum, Arizona

San Diego Museum of Art, California   NEW!

Storm King Art Center, Mountainville, New York
Square Forms with Circles, 1963

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
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Wichita State University Outdoor Sculpture Collection, Kansas
Figure (Archaean)

National Art Databases and Museum Inventories:

Art Fund for UK Museums
8 works online when last checked

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)

Art Market:
(e.g. records of past sales at auction; sites providing examples of the artist's signature)
Art Signature Dictionary   NEW!

Christie's Past Sale Archive
(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)

Pictures from Image Archives:
Notable SiteBarbara Hepworth at The Artchive

Notable SiteWikimedia 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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Miscellaneous Sites:
Ben Elwes Fine Art, London, UK -- Notable past sales
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
Construction Crucifixion

Toronto Sculpture, Ontario, Canada

UK Government Art Collection

Articles and Reference Sites:
Notable SiteEncyclopedia Britannica complete article on Barbara Hepworth  
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Notable SiteUnion List of Artist Names (Getty Museum)  
Reference sheet with basic information about the artist and pointers to other references.

Notable SiteWikipedia, the "Open Content" Encyclopedia

Tate Magazine
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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