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5 Locations that Inspired Barbara Hepworth

Discover how Cornwall influenced the artist

A bit of background

Artist, Barbara Hepworth moved to Cornwall at the outbreak of the war in 1939. She lived and worked there until her death in 1975. In this film, we discover five Cornish locations that inspired the artist and her work.

The town of St Ives, Trewyn Studio, Trevalgan Hill, Palais De Danse and Goonhilly Earth station all played an important role in the creation of her sculptures.

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