Barbara Hepworth Museum - St Ives

The Barbara Hepworth Museum & Sculpture Garden is one of the highlights of St Ives.


The former studio of the renowned British sculptor Dame Barbara Hepworth (1903 - 1975) was turned into a museum, the garden around the house is filled with sculptures from stone, wood and bronze. The garden is a sanctuary, a quiet place for reflection and contemplation.


Her largest sculpture "Single Form" (1961) was made for the United Nations building in New York.

Only recently, in July, 2013, her sculpture Curved Form: Bryher II was sold at Christie's in London for  £ 2.4 million.

There's more about Barbara Hepworth here, including biography, collections, exhibitions, publications and more, and here's a video.


The last shot was taken in the Tate St. Ives overlooking Porthmeor Bay.

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