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Barbara Hepworth at her studio OP32772

Barbara Hepworth at her studio OP32772

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Barbara Hepworth at her studio OP32772

Trewyn Studio, Barnoon Hill, St. Ives, Cornwall. Barbara Hepworth at her studio in St Ives, working on the sculpture Contrapuntal Forms for the South Bank Exhibition, Festival of Britain.
The original caption reads: " Barbara Hepworth working on her sculpture for the Festival of Britain Exhibition 1951, South Bank, London at her St. Ives, Cornwall studio."
The stone sculpture symolised the Spirit of Discovery and weighed 9 tons. It was commissioned by the Arts Council, and was displayed on a pedestal outside the Dome of Discovery at the South Bank Exhibition

Media ID 25316257

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