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Hepworth Sculpture Arrives at Bolton Museum
Hepworth Sculpture Arrives at Bolton Museum

Hepworth Sculpture Arrives at Bolton Museum 1970


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Hepworth Sculpture Arrives at Bolton Museum 1970

15 mins United Kingdom

Two Forms (Divided Circle) is one of Barbara Hepworth's later works. In 1970, Bolton Museum purchased one of the seven bronze copies cast of this striking sculpture, and this unusual film records museum staff patiently manoeuvring the artwork through the galleries, while curious visitors look on. Finally installed in position, the sculpture can be viewed and admired from all angles.

Two Forms (Divided Circle) is a work by Barbara Hepworth © Bowness. The sculpture is now on display at the University of Bolton.

Set up in 1977, the North West Film Archive preserves moving images made in or about Greater Manchester, Lancashire, Cheshire, Merseyside and Cumbria and offers a variety of access services to users in the public, academic and commercial sectors.


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Sculptures Art galleries Barbara Hepworth (1903-1975)


The Arts on Film




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