Ben Nicholson (1894-1982) was an English artist whose austere geometric paintings and reliefs were among the most influential abstract works in British art.

Ben Nicholson was an English artist whose austere geometric paintings and reliefs were among the most influential abstract works in British art.

Barbara Hepworth DBE was an English sculptor. Her work exemplifies Modernism, and with such contemporaries as Ivon Hitchens, Henry Moore, Ben Nicholson, Naum Gabo she helped to develop modern art in Britain.

Barbara Hepworth DBE was an English sculptor. Her work exemplifies Modernism, and with such contemporaries as Ivon Hitchens, Henry Moore, Ben Nicholson, Naum Gabo she helped to develop modern art in Britain.

Barbara Hepworth  Curved Form (Delphi)  Guarea wood, part painted with strings , 1955

Barbara Hepworth Curved Form (Delphi) Barbara Hepworth Curved Form (Oracle) Barbara Hepworth Wood and Strings Barbara Hepworth Hollow Form with White Interior (Opus Barbara Hepworth Two figure…

Barbara Hepworth. Tides I (1946). Partially painted wood (holly) Hepworth was one of the foremost British artists of the twentieth Century and is internationally acclaimed as one of the major sculptors of her time. (information from the Tate Gallery website)

Tides I Partially painted wood (holly) Hepworth was one of the foremost British artists of the twentieth Century and is internationally acclaimed as one of the major sculptors of her time. (information from the Tate Gallery website)

Barbara Hepworth, Wave, 1943-4, plane wood, matt blue paint, strings, 30.5 x 44.5  x 21 cm

Barbara Hepworth - Pelagos, Elm wood with colour and strings, I chose this sculpture because I think it looks almost like a fruit peeling in the shape of it. I like the way it curls round on itself smoothly which gives it an elegant feel.

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