Dame Barbara Hepworth Two Forms 1933

Artwork details

Artist
Title
Two Forms
Date 1933
Medium Alabaster on limestone base
Dimensions Object: 260 x 296 x 176 mm, 7 kg
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Purchased 1996
Reference
T07123

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This sculpture is carved from alabaster. The softness of alabaster suits Hepworth’s organic forms and she exploited this characteristic to incise such details as facial features and abstract patterns.

February 2010

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