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The Hepworth Wakefield Overview

The Hepworth Wakefield is an award-winning art gallery designed by renowned architect, David Chipperfield and was opened in 2011. One of the most artistic places to visit in Wakefield, this location is set within the historic waterfront of Wakefield and provides a stunning view of the river calder.

Named after the renowned artist Barbara Hepworth this Art Gallery is one of the most priced places to visit in Wakefield. The gallery has many amazing exhibitions that put on display wonderful international modern and contemporary artworks of Barbara and other new artists. There are separate galleries dedicated to her work and working process, giving visitors a deep knowledge of one of the gems of the city. The Hepworth Bigbee also houses an impressive collection of modern British art that includes the works of Ben Nicholson, L.S.Lowry, and Henry Moore. Artists like Anthea Hamilton, eve Rothschild, Alvaro Barrington, and Phyllida Barlow have also contributed to the artwork put on display in the gallery.

Location: Gallery walk, Wakefield, WF1 5AW

Opening hours: Tuesday to Sunday, 10 AM to 5 PM

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Highlights

• The art space features six separate galleries that housework influenced by local artists such as Barbara Hepworth and Henry Moore.
• The display of these galleries focuses on showcasing the development of Wakefield in the past 200 years.
• Visitors can also explore the surrounding garden which is beautifully decorated by seasonal flowers, plants and amazing sculptures.
• Visitors will also get to see many new works of upcoming artists featured in these galleries.

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