The Hepworth , Wakefield, Modern Art on the Banks of the Calder

The Hepworth Wakefield is a renowned art gallery in Wakefield, West Yorkshire, England. The building itself is a modern masterpiece, designed by the renowned architect David Chipperfield. The building is constructed of concrete and features large windows that offer stunning views of the River Calder, which flows alongside the gallery.

The Hepworth Wakefield is home to a significant collection of modern and contemporary art, including works by Barbara Hepworth, Henry Moore, and Damien Hirst. The gallery also hosts a variety of temporary exhibitions throughout the year.

The Hepworth Wakefield is a popular destination for art lovers from all over the world. The gallery is located in a scenic spot on the banks of the River Calder, and its beautiful architecture and stunning art collection make it a must-see for any visitor to Wakefield.

In addition to its permanent collection and temporary exhibitions, The Hepworth Wakefield also offers a variety of educational programmes and events. These programmes and events are designed to help visitors of all ages learn more about modern and contemporary art.

Whether you are an art lover or simply looking for a beautiful place to spend an afternoon, The Hepworth Wakefield is a great place to visit. The gallery is open Tuesday through Sunday from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM.

The Hepworth opened in 2011 and is named after Barbara Hepworth, a modernist sculptor born in Wakefield in January 1910.

The pictures below were taken from the opposite side of the River Calder with a Nikon d3300, they were taken on the 11th May 2024. They can also be seen on Clickasnap and copies can be purchased on various products from my Zazzle stores.

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