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Dame Barbara Hepworth and Ben Nicholson

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    Barbara Hepworth

    (10 January 1903 – 20 May 1975) was an English artist and sculptor. Her work exemplifies Modernism and in particular modern sculpture. She was one of the few women artists to achieve international prominence. 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.

    Curbed Form Sculptures

    The Hepworth Wakefeild

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    His second marriage was to fellow artist Barbara Hepworth on 17 November 1938 at Hampstead Register Office. Nicholson and Hepworth had triplets, two daughters, Sarah and Rachel, and a son, Simon, in 1934. They were divorced in 1951.

    Ben Nicholsonat Tate (see more art)

    See a photo of Henry Moore, Hepworth and Nicholson here.

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