David Chipperfield RA's new Hepworth Wakefield Museum is a triumph. From the outside, the jagged grey granite building perched above the River Calder looks stunning, even if its uncompromising modernity strikes a slightly forbidding note.Read more
In 1952, a group of eight young British sculptors burst onto the international scene at the XXVI Venice Biennale. The art historian Herbert Read coined the phrase 'the geometry of fear' to describe the work of this new generation, whose angular, spiky works seemed a deliberate departure from the monumental and rounded organic forms of earlier British sculptors such as Henry Moore and Barbara Hepworth...Read more
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