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Artwork of the Month: Albert Wainwright, Manora Thew as Salma, 1929

Manora Thew Holly Grange, Exhibitions and Collections Assistant, chooses January’s Artwork of the Month: Albert Wainwright’s Manora Thew as ‘Salma’, 1929 (pictured). This watercolour painting features in our exhibition In Focus: Albert Wainwright in the Yorkshire in Pictures Gallery. This display aims to bring the work of this talented and much neglected local artist to a wider audience. Read more

In Conversation: Dana Schutz & Dexter Dalwood

One of America’s most acclaimed young painters Dana Schutz discusses her first UK solo exhibition at The Hepworth Wakefield and the state of contemporary painting with Turner Prize-nominated artist Dexter Dalwood.


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Latest Video: ‘In Focus: Albert Wainwright’

The Hepworth Wakefield is home to the largest public collection of the work of artist, illustrator and designer Albert Wainwright. Born in Castleford in 1898, Wainwright was a childhood friend of Henry Moore but achieved only a fraction of Moore’s acclaim during his lifetime.

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Latest Video: ‘Barbara Hepworth: Two Forms’

Curator Dr. Sam Lackey provides an introduction to collection display, Barbara Hepworth: Two Forms at The Hepworth Wakefield.


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