Detail View: SHIMMER: Hepworth Wakefield

Title: 
Hepworth Wakefield
Creation Date: 
2011
Image Date: 
2011
Period: 
21st century
Start Date: 
2004
End Date: 
2011
Location: 
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Country: 
ENGLAND, UK
Display Creator: 
CHIPPERFIELD, David
Image ID: 
11-2273
Description: 
Interior view: view from window looking into gallery space devoted to Barbara Hepworth's work. Natural light also accessed through gap in the ceiling to the rear. Location: Gallery Walk, Wakefield. Barbara Hepworth (1903-1975) was born in Wakefield. This project was at the heart of Wakefield's regeneration programme. CHIPPERFIELD was chosen after a competition in 2003. Completes a trinity of sculpture venues in West Yorkshire with the Henry Moore Gallery in Leeds and the Yorkshire Sculpture nearby at Bretton. In the same year that Hepworth Wakefield opened, a second art gallery by CHIPPERFIELD, the Turner Contemporary, was opened in Margate.
Rights: 
© Sheffield Hallam University
Permissions: 
For educational use only. This image may be used in print or digital materials provided that full acknowledgment is given, expressed as follows: " © < insert details from the 'Rights' field >. Photographed by < insert details from the 'Photographed by' field >."
Related Information: 
Hepworth Wakefield. For more information see also < http://www.hepworthwakefield.org/ > .
Photographed by: 
Dave Ball
Creator: 
CHIPPERFIELD, David
Creator Dates - Born: 
1953
Creator Role: 
Architect.
Culture Gender: 
Male.
Nationality: 
British.
Subject Heading: 
Art museums -- England (West Yorkshire)
Subject Heading: 
Architecture -- 2000-2100
Subject Heading: 
Architecture -- England (West Yorkshire)
Subject Heading: 
Heritage tourism -- England (West Yorkshire)
Subject Heading: 
Urban renewal -- England (West Yorkshire)
Subject Heading: 
Art museums -- Lighting
Subject Heading: 
Sculpture, Modern -- 1900-2000
Subject Heading: 
Art exhibitions