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Anthony McCall: Solid Light Works

Exhibitions

16 Feb - 3 June 2018

This major survey of the work of Anthony McCall presents the premiere of new immersive 'solid light' installations.

'A glowing cosmic spectacle' - **** The Guardian

'Nothing can quite prepare you for the experience. It is captivating.' The Times

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A Contemporary Collection

Exhibitions / Permanent exhibitions

On permanent display

Since opening in 2011, The Hepworth Wakefield has continued Wakefield’s tradition of supporting contemporary artists through exhibitions and acquisitions.

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In Conversation: Serena Korda and Jenny Brownrigg

Talks and tours

6 May 2018, 2 - 3.30pm

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The Hepworth Wakefield Contemporary Ceramics Fair

Fairs and markets / Film, music, dance, literature / Talks and tours

5 May - 6 May 2018, 10am – 4pm

Join us for our inaugural contemporary ceramics fair featuring ceramic artists and potters from across the UK, plus free family clay activities and street food.

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Alina Szapocznikow: Human Landscapes

Exhibitions

21 Oct 2017 - 28 Jan 2018

The first UK retrospective of the much-overlooked Polish artist Alina Szapocznikow (1926 – 1973).

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The Collector Curates

Exhibitions

04 Aug 2017 - 07 Jan 2018

In this exhibition, a number of works from Tim Sayer and Annemarie Norton's collection, alongside important loans, such as Anthony Caro’s Table Piece XXII sculpture from 1967, are placed together with works from The Hepworth Wakefield’s collection selected by Tim.

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Approaching Thunder: 1940s British Prints and Drawings

Exhibitions

25 Feb - 26 Nov 2017

Drawing from our outstanding collection of 1940s British works on paper, this exhibition revisits a decade of anxiety, austerity and idealism that resonates strongly with our lives today.

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Howard Hodgkin: Painting India

Exhibitions

01 Jul - 08 Oct 2017

Howard Hodgkin is regarded as one of the Britain’s greatest painters and this exhibition explored the enduring influence of India on his work.

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György Gordon: From Hungary To Yorkshire

Exhibitions

25 Feb - 30 Jul 2017

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Disobedient Bodies: JW Anderson Curates The Hepworth Wakefield

Exhibitions

18 Mar - 18 Jun 2017

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