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Barbara Hepworth  1903-1975, UK

(Dame Barbara Hepworth)
Rank (2014): 1712 – 

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Country
United Kingdom 91
USA 28
Germany 18
Spain 4




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Artist Rank
Henry Moore  475 67
Ben Nicholson  1594 52
Naum Gabo  2545 30
Jean Arp  187 29
Anthony Caro  705 28




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Institution
  Austin/Desmond Fine Art, United Kingdom 8
  Belgrave Gallery St Ives, United Kingdom 7
  Kettle's Yard, United Kingdom 6
  Tate St. Ives, United Kingdom 6
  ICA - Institute of Contemporary Arts London, United Kingdom 5



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10.1.1903 Born in Wakefield, West Yorkshire, England (UK)


20.5.1975 Died in Ives, Cornwall, England (UK)

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Public exhibitions (Selection) 173  Please report missing Information



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2013
   Significant Contribution - V.M. Art Gallery, Karachi
   The Hospital Drawings - Pallant House Gallery, Chichester, West Sussex (England)

2006
   Dame Barbara Hepworth - Musée des Beaux-Arts de Nancy, Nancy

2005
   Barbara Hepworth - Drawings from the 1940s - Hazlitt Holland-Hibbert, London (England)

2004
   Barbara Hepworth - IVAM - Institut Valencià d'Art Modern, Valencia

2003
   Hepworth at 100 - UMMA - The University of Michigan Museum of Art, Ann Arbor, MI
Description and image  Barbara Hepworth Centenary Exhibition - Tate St. Ives, St. Ives, Cornwall (England)
   Barbara Hepworth - centenary - Yorkshire Sculpture Park - YSP, Wakefield, West Yorkshire (England)
Description and image  Barbara Hepworth Centenary Exhibition - New Art Centre, Salisbury (England)

2001
   Barbara Hepworth: Stone Sculpture - The Pace Gallery - 32 East 57th Street, New York City, NY

1975
   Barbara Hepworth Memorial - MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY

1973
   Barbara Hepworth - Govett-Brewster Art Gallery, New Plymouth

1964
   Barbara Hepworth - Moderna Museet, Stockholm

1954
   Barbara Hepworth - Whitechapel Art Gallery, London (England)

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2013
   Hidden In Plain Sight - Plymouth City Museum and Art Gallery, Plymouth (England)
   The Imaginary of the Ocean Deep - Tate St. Ives, St. Ives, Cornwall (England)
Description  Its Surreal Thing: The Temptation of Objects - Sheldon Museum of Art, Lincoln, NE
   Modern Japanese Art from the Museum Collection - National Museum of Modern Art Tokyo (MOMAT), Tokyo
Description  Aquatopia - The imagnary of the ocean deep - Nottingham Contemporary, Nottingham (England)
   Blue - Kalfayan Galleries - Athen, Athens
   Momat Collection - National Museum of Modern Art Tokyo (MOMAT), Tokyo
   El mañana ya estuvo aquí - Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Monterrey MARCO, Monterrey, NL
   St Ives Exhibition 2013 - Belgrave Gallery St Ives, St. Ives, Cornwall (England)
   Beyond Brancusi - Norton Simon Museum of Art, Pasadena, CA
   Artistic Relationships: Partners, Mentors, Lovers - Bechtler Museum of Modern Art, Charlotte, NC
   Ein Wald der Skulpturen. Die Sammlung Simon Spierer - Angermuseum Erfurt, Erfurt
   The Horse that has Visions of Immortality - Gimpel Fils, London (England)

2012
   British and French Modernism - Auckland Art Gallery, Auckland
   Tomorrow was already here - Museo Tamayo, Mexico City
   In Dialogue: Art from Bowdoin and Colgate Collections - Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Brunswick, ME
   A Summer Selection - Crane Kalman Gallery, London (England)
   Summer Exhibition - Belgrave Gallery St Ives, St. Ives, Cornwall (England)
   Modern British Art 2012 - Osborne Samuel, London (England)
   St Ives Exhibition 2012 - Belgrave Gallery St Ives, St. Ives, Cornwall (England)
   Best of British - GalleryOne, Grayshott, East Hampshire (England)
   Ein Wald der Skulpturen - Opelvillen, Rüsselsheim
   Everything’s Inevitable - Manchester Art Gallery, Manchester (England)
   Modern British A New Selection Of Paintings And Prints - Belgrave Gallery St Ives, St. Ives, Cornwall (England)
   Mixed Exhibition - Crane Kalman Gallery, London (England)
   A Legacy Of Friendship: Hans Bechtler's Birthday Book - Bechtler Museum of Modern Art, Charlotte, NC
   Modern & Contemporary Art 2012 - Osborne Samuel, London (England)

2011
   Women and Art - Crane Kalman Gallery, London (England)
   Aspects Of Post-war British Art - Austin/Desmond Fine Art, London (England)
   St. Ives Modernism - Belgrave Gallery St Ives, St. Ives, Cornwall (England)
   A Summer Selection - Crane Kalman Gallery, London (England)
   St. Ives Exhibition 2011 - Belgrave Gallery St Ives, St. Ives, Cornwall (England)
   Familienbande - Galerie Thomas Modern, Munich
   The Last Grand Tour - Museum of Cycladic Art, Athens
   Print! - The Exchange, Penzance, Cornwall (England)
   Artists for Kettle's Yard - Kettle's Yard, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire (England)
   Rising with a Sun - Kunstmuseum Liechtenstein, Vaduz
   Modern British Paintings: A Gallery Selection - Austin/Desmond Fine Art, London (England)
Description  Modern British Sculpture - Royal Academy of Arts, London (England)
   Drawn from Life - Abbot Hall Art Gallery, Kendal, Cumbria (England)

2010
   Christmas Show - Browse & Darby, London (England)
   MMXMAS - Belgrave Gallery St Ives, St. Ives, Cornwall (England)
   Collection: Modern & Contemporary Art - Osborne Samuel, London (England)
   Display - Artists of the St Ives school - Abbot Hall Art Gallery, Kendal, Cumbria (England)
   75/65 Der Sammler, das Unternehmen und seine Kollektion - Museum Würth, Künzelsau
   Hacia la barriga de un pichón - Museo Tamayo, Mexico City
   The Magic of Signs: American and European Art of the 1950s and 60s from the Collection of Richard S. Zeisler ’37 - Mead Art Museum, Amherst, MA
   St Ives and Beyond - Pallant House Gallery, Chichester, West Sussex (England)
   Secret Writing, Hidden Faces - Glynn Vivian Art Gallery, Swansea (Wales)
   Unpopular Culture - Mead Gallery - Warwick Arts Centre, Coventry (England)
Description and image Centro de Arte Moderna - CAM -  Fundação Calouste GulbenkianABSTRACTION AND THE HUMAN FIGURE IN CAM´S BRITISH ART COLLECTION - Centro de Arte Moderna - CAM - Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian, Lisbon Send message
   Modern Times: responding to chaos - Kettle's Yard, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire (England)

2009
   Hugh Stoneman - Falmouth Art Gallery, Falmouth, Cornwall (England)
Description and image  The Discovery of Spain | British Artists and Collectors: Goya to Picasso - Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh (Scotland)
Description and image  Contemporary Fine and Applied Arts: 1928–2009 - Tate St. Ives, St. Ives, Cornwall (England)
   Modern British Sculpture - Grosvenor Gallery, London (England)
   La Escultura en la Colección del IVAM - IVAM - Institut Valencià d'Art Modern, Valencia
   Innovations in the Third Dimension: Sculpture of Our Time - Bruce Museum, Greenwich, CT

2008
   A Forest of Sculptures. The Simon Spierer Collection - National Museum of Contemporary Art (MNAC), Bucharest
   Visible Places: Works on Paper by Women - San Diego Museum of Art, San Diego, CA
Description and image  Wunderkammer. Figur und Raum – von Archipenko bis Niki de Saint Phalle - Sprengel Museum Hannover, Hannover
   Counterpoint: British Sculpture Then and Now - Robin Katz Fine Art, London (England)
   Unpopular Culture - De La Warr Pavilion, Bexhill on Sea (England)
   Martian Museum of Terrestrial Art - Barbican Art Gallery, London (England)
   Long Distance Information - Bengal Gallery of Fine Arts, Dhaka
   Skulpturen im Blickpunkt - Städtische Kunsthalle Mannheim, Mannheim

2007
   War Fallout: Mid-century Modernism in the Luther W. Brady Collection - Picker Art Gallery at Colgate University, Hamilton, NY
   Aspects of Modern British Art and recent ceramics by Jason Wason - Austin/Desmond Fine Art, London (England)
   Modern Britain 1900-1960 - NGV National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, VIC
   ARTICULATED FORMS - Rabley Contemporary Drawing Centre, Marlborough, Wiltshite (England)
   Good Form: The Goldschmidt Collection of (small scale) Sculpture - Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art - SMoCA, Scottsdale, AZ
   Sothebys - Beyond Limits - Chatsworth House, Bakewell, Derbyshire (England)
   Figura Humana y Abstracción - Sede Norte de Würth Espana S.A., Agoncillo
   Modern British Sculpture from the Arts Council Collection 1913-1966 - Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art - MIMA, Middlesbrough (England)
   Modern British watercolours and drawings - Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW
   Spotlight on St Ives: From the Arts Council Collection - University Gallery and Baring Wing - Northumbria University, Newcastle upon Tyne
   a north light - cynosure - Pier Arts Centre, Stromness, Orkney (Scotland)
   Spotlight on St Ives - Cheltenham Art Gallery and Museum, Cheltenham Spa, Gloucestershire (England)
   100 Jahre Kunsthalle Mannheim - Städtische Kunsthalle Mannheim, Mannheim
   Liebe auf den ersten Blick - Museum Würth, Künzelsau
   Through British Eyes: British Art at the Mead - Mead Art Museum, Amherst, MA

2006
   Arena der Abstraktion - Museum Morsbroich, Leverkusen
Description and image Lehmbruck MuseumWas ist Plastik? 100 Jahre - 100 Köpfe- Das Jahrhundert moderner Skulptur - Lehmbruck Museum, Duisburg Send message
   How to Improve the World - Hayward Gallery, London (England)
   60th Anniversary Show - Gimpel Fils, London (England)
   Process of Abstraction - Mary & Leigh Block Museum of Art, Evanston, IL
   Full House - Gesichter einer Sammlung - Städtische Kunsthalle Mannheim, Mannheim
   60. Sixty Years of Sculpture in the Arts Council Collection - Yorkshire Sculpture Park - YSP, Wakefield, West Yorkshire (England)
   EMBODIED MATTER - McMaster Museum of Art, Hamilton, ON
   Please close the gate - Painted Sculpture at Roche Court - New Art Centre, Salisbury (England)
   Modernism in St Ives - Tate St. Ives, St. Ives, Cornwall (England)

2005
   Aspects Of Modern British And Irish Art 2005 - Austin/Desmond Fine Art, London (England)
   American and European Selections - Richard Gray Gallery - Chicago, Chicago, IL
   St Ives to Newlyn 'Hard Edge to Contre-Jour' - Caroline Wiseman, London (England)
   Marlborough Re-Opening Exhibition - Marlborough London, London (England)
   A feeling for form - Modernism in British and New Zealand art - Auckland Art Gallery, Auckland
   Sculpture in the Open Air - Dean Gallery, Edinburgh (Scotland)

2004
   Out of Place: Works from the Pier Arts Centre Collection, Orkney - Dean Gallery, Edinburgh (Scotland)
Description  Paula's Home - Lentos Kunstmuseum Linz, Linz
   The Pier Arts Centre Collection - Kettle's Yard, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire (England)
Description and image  English Prints from the Collection - Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY
   Objects of Our Desire - Sculpture from the Sheldon - Sheldon Museum of Art, Lincoln, NE
   Art of the Garden - Tate Britain, London (England)
   The Brits - Kröller-Müller Museum, Otterlo
Description and image  Artists of the St Ives School, The essential image - Tate St. Ives, St. Ives, Cornwall (England)
Description  Ben Nicholson and The St Ives School - Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, Edinburgh (Scotland)
   Marlborough Re-opening Exhibition - Marlborough Galerie AG, Zurich
   Turning Points - 20th Century British Sculpture - Tehran Museum of Contemporary Art, Tehran

2003
   Artists Design Textlies - Dean Gallery, Edinburgh (Scotland)
Description and image  Celebrating Sculpture : Modern and Contemporary Works from Dallas Collections - Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas, TX
   Summer Travels - The Pace Gallery - 32 East 57th Street, New York City, NY
   Die Fondation Maeght - Südliche Kunst unter nordischem Himmel - Weserburg | Museum für moderne Kunst, Bremen
Description and image  The Stage of Drawing: Gesture & Act - Selected from the Tate Collection - Museum of Contemporary Art Sydney - MCA, Sydney, NSW
Description and image  20th Century British Art 2003 - Scolar Fine Art, London (England)
Description  MAKING WAVES: MASTERPIECES OF MODERN BRITISH ART - Ben Uri Gallery - The London Jewish Museum of Art, London (England)
   Figur / Figure - Kunstmuseum Liechtenstein, Vaduz
Description and image  Pier Arts Centre Collection - Tate St. Ives, St. Ives, Cornwall (England)
   This was Tomorrow - New Art Centre, Salisbury (England)

2002
   Aspects Of Modern British And Irish Art 2002 - Austin/Desmond Fine Art, London (England)
   Twentieth Century British Printmaking. From William Nicholson To Howard Hodgkin - Austin/Desmond Fine Art, London (England)
   Happy New Year! - The Pace Gallery - 32 East 57th Street, New York City, NY

2001
   Aspects Of Modern British And Irish Art 2001 - Austin/Desmond Fine Art, London (England)
   Mirror, Mirror - NPG - National Portrait Gallery, London (England)
   Mirror Mirror - The Victoria Art Gallery, Bath, Somerset (England)

2000
   Drawing Distinctions - Twentieth-Century Drawings and Watercolours of the British Artists - The State Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg
   Aspects Of Modern British Art - Austin/Desmond Fine Art, London (England)
   Reunion - Rugby Art Gallery & Museum, Rugby, Warwickshire (England)

1999
   '45-'99 - Kettle's Yard, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire (England)
   Sculpture from the New Europe: public sculpture for the 2 Germanies 1945-68 - Henry Moore Institute, Leeds (England)
Description and image Galerie Elisabeth & Klaus ThomanBritisch Sculpture - Galerie Elisabeth & Klaus Thoman, Innsbruck Send message
   Carved, Modeled, Assembled, Welded, Drawn - Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY
  Centro de Arte Moderna - CAM -  Fundação Calouste GulbenkianLinhas de Sombra - Centro de Arte Moderna - CAM - Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian, Lisbon Send message

1998
   Carving Mountains - Kettle's Yard, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire (England)

1997
   Group Exhibition of Gallery Artists - - PaceWildenstein - Greene St. (closed), New York City, NY (closed)
   Summer Show '97 - The Pace Gallery - 32 East 57th Street, New York City, NY

1996
   From Figure To Object: A Century Of Sculptor’S Drawings - Frith Street Gallery, London (England)
   Plätze und Platzzeichen - Städtische Museen Heilbronn, Heilbronn

1995
   Modern and Contemporary Sculptures - Gana Art Gallery, Seoul

1994
   Sculptors' Drawings - Cornerhouse, Manchester (England)

1992
   The Non-Objective World - Kettle's Yard, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire (England)

1988
   British art of the 20C - Richard Nagy, London (England)
   Surface - Figure - Space - - Galerie Gmurzynska - Köln, Cologne (closed, 2006)
   Un siglo de escultura moderna: La colección de Patsy y Raymond Nasher - Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Madrid

1986
   Our Domestic Landscape - Cornerhouse, Manchester (England)

1981
   Bildhauertechniken. Dimensionen des Plastischen - - Staatliche Kunsthalle Berlin, Berlin (closed, 1994)

1970
   British Painting and Sculpture, 1960-1970 - The National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC

1964
   Europäische Bildhauerzeichnungen - Galerie nächst St. Stephan - Rosemarie Schwarzwälder, Vienna

1959
   documenta 2 - Documenta, Kassel
   The Gregory Collection: a Selected Exhibition from the Collection of the late E.C. Gregory - ICA - Institute of Contemporary Arts London, London (England)

1956
   Sculptures abstraites 1956 - Galerie Denise René - Rive Gauche, Paris

1955
   documenta 1 - Documenta, Kassel

1953
   Sculpture of the 20th Century - MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY
   Sculpture of the 20th Century - The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL

1952
   Sculpture of the 20th Century - Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, PA

1951
   Ten Decades: a Review of British Taste 1851-1951 - ICA - Institute of Contemporary Arts London, London (England)

1950
   1950 Aspects of British Art - ICA - Institute of Contemporary Arts London, London (England)

1948
   40,000 Years of Modern Art: a Comparison of Primitive and Modern - ICA - Institute of Contemporary Arts London, London (England)
   40 Years of Modern Art 1907-1947: a Selection from British Collections - ICA - Institute of Contemporary Arts London, London (England)

1932
   Neue Englische Kunst - Kunstverein in Hamburg, Hamburg

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China

 Pace Beijing, Beijing

United Kingdom

 Austin/Desmond Fine Art, London (England)
 Beaux Arts, London (England)
 Browse & Darby, London (England)
 Crane Kalman Gallery, London (England)
 Dominic Kemp, London (England)
 Thomas Gibson Fine Art, London (England)
 Hazlitt Holland-Hibbert, London (England)
 James Kinmont Fine Art, London (England)
 Lefevre Fine Art Limited, London (England)
 Osborne Samuel, London (England)
 Robert Sandelson, London (England)
 Waddington Custot Galleries, London (England)
 William Weston Gallery, London (England)
 Alan Wheatley Art, London (England)
 Caroline Wiseman, London (England)
 Morgan-Boyce Gallery, Marlborough, Wiltshite (England)
 New Art Centre, Salisbury (England)
 Belgrave Gallery St Ives, St. Ives, Cornwall (England)

USA

 Rachel Adler Fine Art, New York City, NY
 James Goodman Gallery, New York City, NY
 The Pace Gallery - 32 East 57th Street, New York City, NY
 The Pace Gallery - 534 West 25th Street, New York City, NY

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Australia

 Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide, SA
 Queensland Art Gallery / Gallery of Modern Art, Brisbane, QLD

Brazil

 Museu de Arte Contemporânea da Universidade de São Paulo, São Paulo

Canada

 National Gallery of Canada - Musée des beaux-arts du Canada, Ottawa, ON
 Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, BC

France

 Musée des Beaux-Arts de Nancy, Nancy

Germany

Lehmbruck MuseumLehmbruck Museum, Duisburg  eMail
 Munich RE, Munich
 Museum im Kulturspeicher, Würzburg

Japan

 Hyogo Prefectural Museum of Art, Kobe
 Koriyama City Museum of Art, Koriyama
 National Museum of Modern Art Kyoto (MOMAK), Kyoto
 Bridgestone Museum of Art, Tokyo

Liechtenstein

 Kunstmuseum Liechtenstein, Vaduz

Netherlands

 Gemeentemuseum Helmond - Boscotondohal, Helmond
 Kröller-Müller Museum, Otterlo

New Zealand

 Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa, Wellington

Portugal

Centro de Arte Moderna - CAM -  Fundação Calouste GulbenkianCentro de Arte Moderna - CAM - Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian, Lisbon  eMail

United Kingdom

 Ulster Museum, Belfast (Northern Ireland)
 Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery, Birmingham (England)
 The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire (England)
 Kettle's Yard, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire (England)
 National Museum Cardiff, Cardiff (Wales)
 Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, Edinburgh (Scotland)
 Abbot Hall Art Gallery, Kendal, Cumbria (England)
 Leeds Art Gallery, Leeds (England)
 Tate Britain, London (England)
 Tate Modern, London (England)
 Whitworth Art Gallery, Manchester (England)
 Rugby Art Gallery & Museum, Rugby, Warwickshire (England)
 Tate St. Ives, St. Ives, Cornwall (England)
 Glynn Vivian Art Gallery, Swansea (Wales)
 Yorkshire Sculpture Park - YSP, Wakefield, West Yorkshire (England)

USA

 Cranbrook Art Museum, Bloomfield Hills, MI
 Bechtler Museum of Modern Art, Charlotte, NC
 The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
 Nasher Sculpture Center, Dallas, TX
 Mary & Leigh Block Museum of Art, Evanston, IL
 Castellani Art Museum, Lewiston, NY
 Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA
 Chazen Museum of Art, Madison, WI
www.cifo.orgCIFO - Cisneros Fontanals Art Foundation, Miami, FL eMail
 Storm King Art Center, Mountainville, NY
 Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, CT
 MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY
 Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art, Norman, OK
 Palm Springs Art Museum, Palm Springs, CA
 Norton Simon Museum of Art, Pasadena, CA
 Phoenix Art Museum, Phoenix, AZ
 The McNay Art Museum, San Antonio, TX
 San Diego Museum of Art, San Diego, CA
 Cantor Arts Center at Stanford University, Stanford, CA
 Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, DC

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