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Barbara Hepworth at the Tate
Barbara Hepworth at the Tate

Barbara Hepworth at the Tate 1969


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Barbara Hepworth at the Tate 1969

12 mins United Kingdom Director. Bruce Beresford

A record of the famed sculptor’s 1968 Tate retrospective, accompanied by a beguiling and crisply enunciated narration by Hepworth herself, which she describes her techniques and the aims of her work.

The exhibition illustrates a broad range of Hepworth’s output, from early wood carvings to her abstract stringed figures of the 1930s and the monumental grandeur of her 1960s pieces.

Directed by

Bruce Beresford


Barbara Hepworth


Documentary Biopic


John Akomfrah Selects The Arts on Film




United Kingdom



Production company

British Film Institute

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