Dame Barbara Hepworth DBE
(1903-1975)

Died aged c. 72

Dame Jocelyn Barbara Hepworth DBE (10 January 1903 – 20 May 1975) was an English artist and sculptor. Her work exemplifies Modernism and in particular modern sculpture. Along with artists such as Ben Nicholson and Naum Gabo, Hepworth was a leading figure in the colony of artists who resided in St Ives during the Second World War.

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Commemorated on 3 plaques

Leeds College of Art Founded in 1846, by Leeds Mechanics' and Literary Institution, pioneered the teaching of practical art and design in England and USA. Henry Moore and Barbara Hepworth studied here. This building was erected for the college in 1903.

Rossington Street, Leeds, United Kingdom where they studied (1920-1921)

Dame Barbara Hepworth (1903-1975) sculptor was born in this house 10 January 1903

15 Duke of York Street, Wakefield, United Kingdom where they was born (1903)

Barbara Hepworth 1903-1975 John Skeaping 1901-1980 Sculptors lived and worked here in 1927

24 St Ann's Terrace, St John’s Wood, London, United Kingdom where they was