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Yorkshire Sculpture International

22 June - 29 Sept 2019

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⭐⭐⭐⭐- The Times 

A festival of sculpture across Wakefield and Leeds. At The Hepworth Wakefield, a series of new commissions and debut UK presentations by established and emerging artists from around the world including Nairy Baghramian, Jimmie Durham, Wolfgang Laib and Tau Lewis unfold across the gallery.

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Barbara Hepworth

On permanent display, free entry

This exhibition provides a survey of Hepworth’s extraordinary career, from early wood carvings to iconic stringed sculptures and polished bronzes from the 1970s.

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James Bywood Prints at The Hepworth Café

29 May - 22 Sept 2019, 10am - 5pm, FREE entry

Visit the The Hepworth Café and see a new exhibition of work by printmaker James Bywood.

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A Contemporary Collection: Sculpture & Materials

On permanent display, free entry

The works on display in this exhibition have been selected from Wakefield's art collection to reveal the wide variety of materials artists have used to express sculptural ideas – through abstraction and figuration, and from the early twentieth century up to the present day. 

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The Hepworth Family Gift / Hepworth At Work

On permanent display, free entry

The Hepworth Family Gift consists of 44 full size, rarely seen working models - surviving prototypes in plaster and aluminium made in preparation for the works in bronze Hepworth executed from the mid-1950s to the end of her career.

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Material Encounters

22 Jun - 28 Sep 2019

This exhibition as part of Yorkshire Sculpture International continues the investigation into the use of materials with a display of work celebrating the diverse range of artists The Hepworth Wakefield has brought to Yorkshire since opening in 2011.

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Christina Quarles

19 October 2019 - 19 January 2020

The Hepworth Wakefield will present the first solo exhibition in a European museum by American artist Christina Quarles.

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Alan Davie & David Hockney: Early Works

19 October 2019 - 19 January 2020

This major new exhibition at The Hepworth Wakefield will bring together around 45 paintings and works on paper by Alan Davie and David Hockney, many of which have not been seen publicly for decades.

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