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Barbara Hepworth

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I rarely draw what I see. I draw what I feel in my body.

— Barbara Hepworth

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At no point do I wish to be in conflict with any man or masculine thought. It doesn't enter my consciousness. Art is anonymous. It's not competitive with men. It's a complementary contribution.

— Barbara Hepworth

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Body experience... is the centre of creation.

— Barbara Hepworth

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Halfway through any work, one is often tempted to go off on a tangent. Once you have yielded, you will be tempted to yield again and again... Finally, you would only produce something hybrid.

— Barbara Hepworth

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I felt the most intense pleasure in piercing the stone in order to make an abstract form and space; quite a different sensation from that of doing it for the purpose of realism.

— Barbara Hepworth

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I found one had to do some work every day, even at midnight, because either you're professional or you're not.

— Barbara Hepworth

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My works are an imitation of my own past and present.

— Barbara Hepworth

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About Barbara Hepworth

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Dame Barbara Hepworth DBE (10 January 1903 – 20 May 1975) was an English sculptor. Hepworth created a memorial to him entitled Madonna and Child in the church in St Ives. One of her most prestigious works is Single Form in memory of her friend and collector of her works Dag Hammarskjöld at the United Nations building in New York City.

Her work exemplifies Modernism and with such contemporaries as Ivon Hitchens Henry Moore Ben Nicholson Naum Gabo Barbara Hepworth helped to develop modern art (sculpture in particular) in Britain. Dame Barbara Hepworth DBE (10 January 1903 – 20 May 1975) was an English sculptor.

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