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Into Abstraction

Until Friday 21 October, entry to our exhibitions is £6 / FREE for Members, Wakefield District residents and under 18s. Entry is for Galleries 1 – 6 only.

This exhibition will explore how, after initially finding success with figurative carvings in the 1920s and early 1930s, Barbara Hepworth developed a distinctive abstract practice that aimed ‘to discover some absolute essence in sculptural terms giving the quality of human relationships.’

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A Living Collection

Until Friday 21 October, entry to our exhibitions is £6 / FREE for Members, Wakefield District residents and under 18s. Entry is for Galleries 1 – 6 only.

This exhibition will showcase a number of important acquisitions made over the last two years, which will be displayed at the gallery for the very first time.

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Daisie Jacobs

28 September 2022 – 6 March 2023

Our 2022 Print Fair Prize Winner, Daisie Jacobs takes over The Hepworth Wakefield café exhibition space. Through the mediums of moving image and photography Jacobs works with themes of the physical human form; the obscured; and the less frequented underside of life.

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Jadé Fadojutimi: Can we see the colour green because we have a name for it?

Until Friday 21 October, entry to our exhibitions is £6 / FREE for Members, Wakefield District residents and under 18s. Entry is for Galleries 1 – 6 only.

The Hepworth Wakefield will present an exhibition of new work by British artist Jadé Fadojutimi (b. 1993).

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The Hepworth Family Gift / Hepworth At Work

Until Friday 21 October, entry to our exhibitions is £6 / FREE for Members, Wakefield District residents and under 18s. Entry is for Galleries 1 – 6 only.

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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Hannah Starkey: In Real Life

20 October 2022 - 30 April 2023. Exhibition entry is £12 / £10 / FREE for Members, Wakefield District residents and under 18s. Ticket includes entry to all our gallery spaces on the day of visit.

The Hepworth Wakefield will present the first major survey of British photographer Hannah Starkey, tracing the development of her work across two decades.

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