Barbara Hepworth

British, 1903–1975

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Bio

An early pioneer of abstract sculpture, Barbara Hepworth is best known for her ovoid, biomorphic creations carved out of stone. Though her early works were more explicitly figurative, many of Hepworth’s completely abstract works are recognized as …

Blue chip status
Blue-chip representation
Represented by internationally reputable galleries.
Auction
High auction record
$7.1m, Christie's, 2021

Notable works

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Career highlights
User
Solo show at a major institution
The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), and 2 more
Group
Group show at a major institution
The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), and 9 more
Institution
Collected by a major institution
Tate, and 2 more
Publication
Reviewed by a major art publication
Artforum, and 4 more
Fair
Included in a major biennial
Venice Biennale National Pavilion, and 2 more
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