The Wick List

Viewing Barbara Hepworth: Art & Life

Barbara Hepworth is one of the greatest sculptors of the 20th century. Taking inspiration from the landscape around her, she revolutionised sculpture by exploring the possibilities of neutral space. This landmark retrospective, first seen at the Hepworth Wakefield in Yorkshire, celebrates her life and art, while underlining the influence of St Ives and its close-knit artistic community on her work.

Through some 50 sculptures, as well as rarely seen drawings, paintings and archival material, Barbara Hepworth: Art & Life traces the artist’s journey from her initial studies in Leeds and her travels in Europe, to her life in London and later years in St Ives. You’ll see her transition from overtly figurative work towards abstraction as well as her enduring interest in the body, space and spirituality.

Highlight works include Disc with Strings (Moon) from 1969, perhaps inspired by advances in space exploration, and her monumental Single Form, made for the United Nations Headquarters in New York in 1964. Also shown are the artist’s forays into stage design.

Shown together, they reveal the remarkable range of Hepworth’s work — and her steadfast commitment to challenging the boundaries of modern sculpture.

Share story
26 November 2022 — 01 May 2022
The Wick - Installation view, ‘Gerhard Richter: Engadin,’ Segantini Museum, St. Moritz, 16 December 2023 until 13 April 2024 © 2023 Gerhard Richter (09122023). Photo: Jon Etter
The Wick List

Viewing Gerhard Richter’s ode to the Alps

The Wick - Fragmentin, 'Global Wiring', 2022
The Wick List

Viewing High culture in Verbier

The Wick - Image courtesy of Muzeum Susch Art Stations Foundation,  photography, by Federico Sette
The Wick List

Viewing A tribute to the radical sculptures of Anu Põder

The Wick - London Made Me pop up shop.
Carnaby Street
December 2023
The Wick List

Doing London Made Me Shop

The Wick - Dani Trew, 'A Twitch on the Thread'
Coloured pencil and gouache on paper
101 x 102
large diptych with women plaiting hair
The Wick List

Viewing The Drawing Year 2023

The Wick - Chris Levine, 'Be Nice' Exhibition
The Wick List

Viewing Be Nice exhibition