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Hepworth, Barbara [1907-1975. UK. Sculptor/Painter]


Jocelyn Barbara Hepworth [commonly known as Barbara Hepworth] was born in Wakefi… subscribers only

Barbara Hepworth in the Palais studio at work on the wood carving Hollow Form with White Interior, 1963

1. Hepworth, Barbara. Barbara Hepworth: a pictorial autobiography. Bath, England: Adams & Dart, 1970

2. Thirties: British Art and Design before the War. London: Arts Council of Great Britain, 1979 [Catalogue of an exhibition at the Hayward Gallery, London, 25 October-13 January 1979]

3. Gale, Matthew and Stephens, Chris. Barbara Hepworth: works in the Tate Gallery collection and the Barbara Hepworth Museum St Ives. London: Tate Gallery Publishing Ltd., 1999


YouTube. Barbara Hepworth's Letters | TateShots  

YouTube. Figures in a Landscape (1953) - extract | BFI National Archive 

YouTube. Barbara Hepworth Art Documentary [28 minutes] 

YouTube. Barbara Hepworth Museum Garden, St Ives 2006  

YouTube. Barbara Hepworth | TateShots 

YouTube. Barbara Hepworth at work - Film 6320 

YouTube. Barbara Hepworth: Two Forms  

YouTube. Barbara Hepworth at Tate Britain 

YouTube. TateShots: Barbara Hepworth's Sculpture Garden  

YouTube. Barbara Hepworth: freedom and form | FT Arts  

Artist Biographies [Subscription service] 

YouTube. Barbara Hepworth Interview 1972  

Peggy Guggenheim Collection 

Karen Wright. ‘Barbara Hepworth: a brief look into the artist’s life as three shows open at the Hepworth Wakefield’ The Independent 25 May 2015  


National Museum of Women in the Arts 


Tim Adams. ‘Barbara Hepworth: a life told in six works’ The Observer 7 June 2015  

The Hepworth Wakefield  



Website dedicated to the life and work of Barbara Hepworth 

National Art Library Catalogue 

Grove Art Online. Oxford Art Online [Subscription service] 

Benezit Dictionary of Artists. Oxford Art Online [Subscription service] 

Alan Bowness, ‘Hepworth , Dame (Jocelyn) Barbara (1903–1975)’, Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, Oxford University Press, 2004; online edn, May 2015 [Subscription service] 

YouTube. Barbara Hepworth’s Sculpture Records | Animating the Archives  

YouTube. Barbara Hepworth Sculptress (1972)  

YouTube. Barbara Hepworth: The Hepworth Family Gift 

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