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Barbara Hepworth (World of Art)

A. M. Hammacher

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'Traces her development with affectionate thoroughness and an enjoyable body of illustrations' Art Review

Overview

Born in Yorkshire in 1903, of the heroic generation in twentieth-century British Art which included Henry Moore (with whom she studied in Leeds) and Ben Nicholson (whom she married), she explored in her sculpture the forms of life – especially human life – as well as those of mathematics.

Professor Hammacher knew Hepworth for many years, and has written an intimate and highly readable account of her life and work.

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Reviews

'Revealing and intimate'
Arts Review

'It is difficult indeed to imagine a more profound or sympathetic interpreter than Professor Hammacher'
The Scotsman

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Specifications

Format: Paperback

Edition Type: Revised Edition

Size: 21.0 x 14.9 cm

Extent: 216 pp

Illustrations: 181

Publication date: 14 September 1987

ISBN: 9780500202180

About the Author

Abraham Marie Hammacher was a noted art historian and a close friend of Barbara Hepworth.