Public collections

Sculptures in museums, galleries,
sculpture parks and gardens

works may not be on display; it is advisable to check with the museum or gallery before visiting.

Great Britain

St Ives, Barbara Hepworth Museum and Sculpture Garden (owned and run by Tate). The largest group of Hepworth's work, permanently on display in the house and garden where she lived and worked from 1949 until her death. www.tate.org.uk/visit/tate-st-ives/barbara-hepworth-museum/

Tate Modern, Tate Britain, Tate Liverpool and Tate St Ives - all may exhibit works by Hepworth at any one time. See Tate Collection online for details of all Hepworths in the collection. www.tate.org.uk

 

  • Aberdeen: Aberdeen Art Gallery, Torso, African blackwood, 1932
  • Aberdeen: Aberdeen Art Gallery, Figure (Requiem), walnut, 1957
  • Aberdeen: Aberdeen Art Gallery, Oval Form (Trezion), bronze, 1961–63
  • Bedford: Cecil Higgins Art Gallery, Four Figures Waiting, polished bronze, 1968
  • Birmingham: Birmingham City Art Gallery, The Cosdon Head, blue marble, 1949
  • Bolton: Bolton Art Gallery, Three Forms, lignum vitae, 1968
  • Bolton: The University of Bolton (on loan from Bolton Art Gallery), Two Forms (Divided Circle), bronze, 1969
  • Cambridge: Fitzwilliam Museum, Wood and Strings (Fugue), mahogany and strings, 1956
  • Cambridge: Fitzwilliam Museum, Minoan Head, white marble, 1972
  • Cambridge: Kettle's Yard, Maquette for Garden Sculpture, plaster and lead wire, 1951
  • Cambridge: Kettle's Yard, Three Personages, slate, 1965
  • Cambridge: Kettle's Yard, Group of Three Magic Stones, silver, 1973
  • Cardiff: National Museums and Galleries of Wales, Oval Sculpture (Delos), Guarea wood, part painted, 1955
  • Chichester: Pallant House Gallery (on loan from the Hepworth Estate), Figure, walnut, 1964
  • Chichester: Pallant House Gallery, Single Form (Nocturne), Irish black marble, 1968
  • Coventry: Herbert Art Gallery and Museum, Figure, bronze, 1964
  • Dudmaston, Shropshire: (The National Trust), Two Forms (Orkney), polished bronze, 1967
  • Edinburgh: Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, Wave, plane wood with colour and strings, 1943–44
  • Edinburgh: Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, Dyad, Himalayan rosewood, 1949
  • Edinburgh: Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, Curved Form (Oracle), Guarea wood, part painted, 1960 (on loan from the Hepworth Estate)
  • Edinburgh: Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, Conversation with Magic Stones, bronze, 1973
  • Exeter: Royal Albert Memorial Museum, Zennor, bronze, 1966
  • Hull: Ferens Art Gallery, Icon II, white marble, 1960
  • Ipswich: Ipswich Museum, Makutu, bronze, 1970
  • Kendal: Abbot Hall Art Gallery, Torso III (Galatea), bronze, 1958
  • Kendal: Abbot Hall Art Gallery, Oval Form (Trezion), bronze, 1961–63
  • Kendal: Abbot Hall Art Gallery, Moon Form, white marble, 1968 (on loan from the Hepworth Estate)
  • Lancaster: Lancaster University, Peter Scott Gallery, Dual Form, bronze, 1965
  • Leeds: Leeds City Art Gallery, Single Form, holly wood, 1937
  • Leeds: Leeds City Art Gallery, Conicoid, teak, 1939
  • Leeds: Leeds City Art Gallery, Hieroglyph, Ancaster stone, 1953
  • Leeds: Leeds City Art Gallery , Configuration (Phira), Guarea wood, 1955
  • Leeds: Leeds City Art Gallery , Dual Form, bronze, 1965
  • Liverpool: Walker Art Gallery, Two Spheres in Orbit, white marble, 1973
  • London: Arts Council Collection, Icon, mahogany, 1957
  • London: Arts Council Collection, Spring, bronze with colour, 1966
  • London: The British Council, Rhythmic Form, rosewood, 1949
  • London: The British Council, Curved Form (Trevalgan), bronze, 1956
  • London: The British Council, Aegean, bronze, 1956
  • London: The British Council, Maquette for Winged Figure, brass with strings, 1957
  • London: The British Council, Torso III (Galatea), bronze, 1958
  • London: The British Council, Maquette (Variation on a Theme), bronze, 1958
  • London: The British Council, Sea Form (Porthmeor), bronze, 1958
  • London: The British Council, Pierced Round Form, bronze, 1959–60
  • London: Courtauld Institute Galleries, Spring, bronze with strings, 1966 (on loan from the Fridart Foundation)
  • London: Government Art Collection, Conoid, Sphere and Hollow III, white marble, 1937
  • London: Government Art Collection, Single Form (Eikon), bronze, 1937–38, cast 1963
  • London: Government Art Collection, Hollow Form with Inner Form, bronze, 1968
  • Manchester: Manchester City Art Gallery, Doves (Group), Parian marble, 1927
  • Manchester: Whitworth Art Gallery, Torso, African ivory wood, 1929
  • Manchester: Whitworth Art Gallery, Coré, bronze, 1960
  • Manchester: Whitworth Art Gallery, Sphere with Inner Form, bronze, 1963
  • Norwich: City of Norwich Museum (on loan from the Hepworth Estate), Sea Form (Atlantic), bronze, 1964
  • Norwich: Sainsbury Centre for Visual Art, Discs in Echelon, version 2, plaster, 1935-6
  • Oxford: Ashmolean Museum, Single Form (Antiphon), boxwood, 1953
  • Oxford: Ashmolean Museum, Talisman II, white marble, 1960
  • Oxford: Ashmolean Museum (on loan from the Hepworth Estate), River Form, American walnut, 1965
  • Plymouth: Plymouth City Art Gallery and Museum, Constellation, white marble, 1972
  • St Ives: Barbara Hepworth Museum and Sculpture Garden (see www.tate.org.uk/stives/hepworth/)
  • St Ives: Penwith Gallery, Magic Stone, white marble, 1972
  • Stirling: University of Stirling Art Collection (MacRobert Arts Centre), Figure (Archaean), bronze, 1959
  • Stromness, Orkney: Pier Arts Centre, Figure in Sycamore, sycamore, 1931
  • Stromness, Orkney: Pier Arts Centre, Two Heads, Cumberland alabaster, 1932
  • Stromness, Orkney: Pier Arts Centre, Large and Small Form, white alabaster, 1934
  • Stromness, Orkney: Pier Arts Centre, Oval Sculpture, plane wood, painted white, 1943
  • Stromness, Orkney: Pier Arts Centre, Involute II, pink Ancaster stone, 1946
  • Stromness, Orkney: Pier Arts Centre, Group III (Evocation), Serravezza marble, 1952
  • Stromness, Orkney: Pier Arts Centre, Curved Form (Trevalgan), bronze, 1956
  • Stromness, Orkney: Pier Arts Centre, Orpheus (Maquette 1), brass with strings, 1956
  • Swansea: Glynn Vivian Art Gallery, Curved Form with Inner Form (Anima), bronze, 1959
  • Wakefield: The Hepworth Wakefield, Mask, Pentelicon marble, 1928
  • Wakefield: The Hepworth Wakefield, Kneeling Figure, rosewood, 1932
  • Wakefield: The Hepworth Wakefield, Mother and Child, pink Ancaster stone, 1934
  • Wakefield: The Hepworth Wakefield, Pierced Hemisphere I, white marble, 1937
  • Wakefield: The Hepworth Wakefield, Curved Form (Pavan), metalised plaster, 1956
  • Wakefield: The Hepworth Wakefield, Maquette for Winged Figure, brass with strings, 1957
  • Wakefield: The Hepworth Wakefield, Two Forms with White (Greek), Guarea wood, part painted, 1963
  • Wakefield: The Hepworth Wakefield, Hollow Form with Inner Form, bronze, 1968 (on loan from the Hepworth Estate)
  • near Wakefield: Yorkshire Sculpture Park, Squares with Two Circles, bronze, 1963 (on loan from Tate)
  • near Wakefield: Yorkshire Sculpture Park The Family of Man, nine part bronze, 1970 (on loan from the Hepworth Estate)
  • Wolverhampton: Wolverhampton Art Gallery, Rock Form (Porthcurno), bronze, 1964

Australia

  • Adelaide: Art Gallery of South Australia, Head (Ra), polished bronze, 1972
  • Melbourne: The National Gallery of Victoria, Figure (Oread), bronze, 1958
  • Perth: Art Gallery of Western Australia, Curved Form (Wave II), bronze, 1959
  • Perth: Art Gallery of Western Australia, Two Forms in Echelon, bronze, 1961
  • Sydney: Art Gallery of New South Wales, Orpheus (Maquette 2) (Version II), brass with strings, 1956

Belgium

Brazil

Canada

  • Hamilton: Art Gallery of Hamilton, The Irving Zucker Sculpture Garden, Hollow Form with Inner Form, bronze, 1968
  • Ottawa: National Gallery of Canada, Pierced Vertical Form, Nebrasina stone, 1960–64
  • Toronto: Art Gallery of Ontario, Mother and Child, Hoptonwood stone, 1927
  • Toronto: Art Gallery of Ontario, Two Figures, redwood with strings, 1943
  • Toronto: Art Gallery of Ontario, Torso I (Ulysses), bronze, 1958
  • Toronto: Art Gallery of Ontario, Figure (Oread), bronze, 1958
  • Toronto: Art Gallery of Ontario, Maquette (Variation on a Theme), bronze, 1958
  • Toronto: Art Gallery of Ontario, Sea Form (Porthmeor), bronze, 1958
  • Toronto: Art Gallery of Ontario, Holed Stone, white alabaster, 1959
  • Toronto: Art Gallery of Ontario, Oval Sculpture, bronze, 1959
  • Toronto: Art Gallery of Ontario, Curved Form (Patmos), alabaster, 1960
  • Toronto: Art Gallery of Ontario, Figure (Chûn), bronze, 1960
  • Toronto: Art Gallery of Ontario , Maquette, Three Forms in Echelon, bronze with strings, 1961
  • Toronto: Art Gallery of Ontario, Vertical Form, bronze, 1962
  • Toronto: Art Gallery of Ontario, Hollow Oval (January), polished bronze, 1965
  • Toronto: Art Gallery of Ontario, Three Uprights with Circles (Mykonos), Serravezza marble, 1966
  • Toronto: Art Gallery of Ontario, Two Rotating Forms, alabaster, 1966

Denmark

  • Humlebaek: Louisiana Museum of Art, Stringed Figure (Curlew) (Version II), brass with strings, 1956

France

  • Saint-Paul: Fondation Maeght, Figure, bronze, 1964

Germany

Greece

  • Hora, Andros: Museum of Contemporary Art, Basil and Elise Goulandris Foundation (on loan), Six Forms (2 x 3), bronze, 1968

Israel

  • Jerusalem: Israel Museum, Square Forms with Circles, bronze, 1963

Japan

  • Hakone: Hakone Open-Air Museum, Bird Form, bronze, 1963
  • Hakone: Hakone Open-Air Museum, Two Figures, bronze, 1968
  • Hakone: Hakone Open-Air Museum, Four Figures Waiting, polished bronze, 1968
  • Hakone: Hakone Open-Air Museum, Disc with Strings (Sun), polished bronze, 1969
  • Hiroshima: Hiroshima Prefectural Art Museum, Nesting Stones, Serravezza marble, 1937
  • Kyoto: The National Museum of Modern Art, Spring, bronze with strings, 1966

The Netherlands

  • The Hague: Gemeentemuseum, Sea Form (Porthmeor), bronze, 1958
  • Otterlo: Rijksmuseum Kröller-Müller, Pastorale, white marble, 1953
  • Otterlo: Rijksmuseum Kröller-Müller, Totem, lignum vitae, 1953
  • Otterlo: Rijksmuseum Kröller-Müller, Curved Form (Trevalgan), bronze, 1956
  • Otterlo: Rijksmuseum Kröller-Müller, Curved Form with Inner Form (Anima), bronze, 1959
  • Otterlo: Rijksmuseum Kröller-Müller, Oval Form (Trezion), bronze, 1961–63
  • Otterlo: Rijksmuseum Kröller-Müller, Single Form (Eikon), bronze, 1937–38, cast 1963
  • Otterlo: Rijksmuseum Kröller-Müller, Sphere with Inner Form, bronze, 1963
  • Otterlo: Rijksmuseum Kröller-Müller, Squares with Two Circles, bronze, 1963
  • Otterlo: Rijksmuseum Kröller-Müller, Two Figures , slate, 1964
  • Otterlo: Rijksmuseum Kröller-Müller, Dual Form, bronze, 1965
  • Otterlo: Rijksmuseum Kröller-Müller, Elegy III, bronze with colour, 1966
  • Otterlo: Rijksmuseum Kröller-Müller, Marble Rectangle with Four Circles, Serravezza marble, 1966
  • Rotterdam: Museum Boymans-van Beuningen, Marble with Colour (Crete), marble, 1964

New Zealand

  • Auckland: Auckland Art Gallery, Torso II (Torcello), bronze, 1958
  • Wellington: The Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa, Oval Form (Trezion), bronze, 1961–63

Northern Ireland

South Africa

  • Johannesburg: Johannesburg Art Gallery, Idol, polished bronze, 1971

Spain

  • Palma: Palau March, Two Figures (Autumn 1966), Serravezza marble, 1966–67

USA

  • Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Museum of Art, Sphere with Colour (Grey and White), Swedish green marble with colour, 1965
  • Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Museum of Art, Construction (Crucifixion), bronze with colour, 1967, (on loan from the Maxine and Stuart Frankel Foundation for Art)
  • Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Museum of Art, Two Forms with White (Greek) (1963), bronze with colour, 1969 (on loan from the Maxine and Stuart Frankel Foundation for Art)
  • Bloomington: Indiana University Art Museum, Three Spheres (Family Group), white marble, 1972
  • Boston: Museum of Fine Arts, Rock Form (Porthcurno), bronze, 1964
  • Buffalo: Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Curved Form (Trevalgan), bronze, 1956
  • Buffalo: Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Three Standing Forms, slate, 1964
  • Chicago: Art Institute of Chicago, Two Figures (Menhirs), teak, part painted, 1954–55
  • Chicago: The David and Alfred Smart Museum of Art, University of Chicago, Landscape Figure, alabaster, 1959
  • Chicago: The David and Alfred Smart Museum of Art, University of Chicago, Curved Form (Wave II), bronze, 1959
  • Chicago: The David and Alfred Smart Museum of Art, University of Chicago, Serene Head (Thea), bronze, 1959
  • Chicago: The David and Alfred Smart Museum of Art, University of Chicago, The Family of Man (Figure 8, The Bride), bronze, 1970
  • Columbus, Ohio: Columbus Museum of Art, The Family of Man (Figure 2, Ancestor II), bronze, 1970
  • Dallas: Dallas Museum of Art, Sea Form (Atlantic), bronze, 1964
  • Dallas: Dallas Museum of Art, Contrapuntal Forms (Mycenae), Carrara marble, 1965
  • Dallas: Nasher Sculpture Center, Squares with Two Circles, bronze, 1963
  • Detroit: Detroit Museum of Art, Orpheus (Maquette 2) (Version I) , brass with strings, 1956
  • Evanston, Illinois: Mary and Leigh Block Museum of Art, Northwestern University, Two Forms (Divided Circle), bronze, 1969
  • Grand Rapids, Michigan: Frederik Meijer Gardens and Sculpture Park, Summer Dance, bronze, 1972
  • Hanover, Indiana: Classic Hall Galleries, Hanover College, Hand Sculpture, cherry wood, 1963
  • Indianapolis: Indianapolis Museum of Art, Two Figures, bronze with colour, 1968
  • Los Angeles: LA County Museum of Art, Torso (Ulysses), bronze, 1958; Reclining Form (Trewyn), bronze, 1959; Spring, bronze with strings, 1966
  • Los Angeles: The J. Paul Getty Museum, Figure for Landscape, bronze, 1960
  • Los Angeles: Franklin D. Murphy Sculpture Garden, University of California, Oval Form (Trezion), bronze, 1961–63
  • Los Angeles: Franklin D. Murphy Sculpture Garden, University of California, Elegy III, bronze with colour, 1966
  • Madison: Chazen Museum of Art, University of Wisconsin, Impression, white marble, 1972
  • Minneapolis: Walker Art Center, Figure (Churinga), Spanish mahogany, 1952
  • Minneapolis: Walker Art Center, Curved Form with Inner Form (Anima), bronze, 1959
  • Mountainville, New York State: Storm King Art Center, Square Forms with Circles, bronze, 1963
  • Mountainville, New York State: Storm King Art Center, Forms in Movement (Pavan), bronze, 1967
  • New Haven: Yale Center for British Art, Biolith, blue Ancaster stone, 1948–49
  • New Haven: Yale Center for British Art, Four Rectangles with Four Oblique Circles, slate, 1966
  • New Haven: Yale University Art Gallery, Sea Form (Porthmeor), bronze, 1958
  • New Orleans: Longue Vue House and Gardens, Six Forms in Echelon, alabaster, 1965
  • New Orleans: New Orleans Museum of Art, Sydney and Walda Besthoff Sculpture Garden, River Form, bronze, 1973
  • New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art, Oval Form with Strings and Colour, elm wood with strings and painted interior, 1965
  • New York: Museum of Modern Art, Conoid, Sphere and Hollow I, white marble, 1937
  • New York: Museum of Modern Art, Discs in Echelon (version 1), darkwood, 1935
  • New York: Museum of Modern Art, Helikon, Portland stone, 1948
  • New York: Museum of Modern Art, Hollow Form (Penwith), Lagos wood, part painted, 1955
  • Norman, Oklahoma: Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art, University of Oklahoma, Two Figures, bronze with colour, 1968
  • Oklahoma City: Oklahoma City Museum of Art, Maquette for Divided Circle, polished bronze, 1969
  • Pasadena: Norton Simon Museum, Figure (Oread), bronze, 1958
  • Pasadena: Norton Simon Museum, Rock Form (Porthcurno), bronze, 1964
  • Pasadena: Norton Simon Museum, Four-Square (Walk Through), bronze, 1966
  • Pasadena: Norton Simon Museum, Assembly of Sea Forms, white marble on polished stainless steel base, 1972
  • Pasadena: Norton Simon Museum, Two Forms (Green & Green), Irish green marble, 1972–73
  • Pasadena: Norton Simon Museum, Duo (Grey & White), grey and white marble, 1973
  • Phoenix: Phoenix Art Museum, Single Form (Aloe), bronze, 1969
  • Pittsburgh: Carnegie Museum of Art, Elegy II (Grey Elm), grey elm, 1946
  • Portland, Oregon: Portland Art Museum, Dual Form, bronze, 1965
  • Purchase, New York State: PepsiCo Sculpture Park, Meridian, Sculpture for State House, unique bronze, 1958–60
  • Purchase, New York State: PepsiCo Sculpture Park, Bronze Form (Patmos), bronze, 1962–63
  • Purchase, New York State: PepsiCo Sculpture Park, The Family of Man, nine part bronze, 1970
  • Purchase, New York State: Neuberger Museum, State University of New York, Six Forms (2 x 3), bronze, 1968
  • St Louis: Washington University, Vertical Form, Keruing wood, 1955–56
  • St Louis: Washington University, Involute II, bronze, 1956
  • St Louis: Washington University, Figure (Archaean), bronze, 1959
  • San Antonio: The Marion Koogler McNay Art Museum, Reclining Figure (Landscape Rosewall), unique bronze, 1957
  • San Antonio: The Marion Koogler McNay Art Museum, Winged Figure II, brass with strings, 1957
  • San Antonio: The Marion Koogler McNay Art Museum, Cantate Domino, bronze, 1958
  • San Antonio: Trinity University, Conversation with Magic Stones, bronze, 1973
  • San Diego: San Diego Museum of Art, Figure for Landscape, bronze, 1960
  • San Francisco: San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, Curved Form (Bryher II), bronze, 1961
  • San Francisco: San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, Two Forms, bronze, 1962
  • San Francisco: Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, the de Young, Pierced Monolith with Colour, Roman stone with painted blue interior, 1965
  • San Francisco: Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, the de Young, Upright Forms (Conversation), white marble, 1972 (on loan from a private collection)
  • South Hadley, Massachusetts: Mount Holyoke College Art Museum, Single Form (Antiphon) (1953), bronze, 1969
  • Tucson: University of Arizona, Edward J. Gallagher Jr. Memorial Collection, Makutu, bronze, 1970
  • Washington D.C.: Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Reclining Figure, white alabaster, 1933
  • Washington D.C.: Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Two Forms, snakewood, 1935
  • Washington D.C: Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Pendour, plane wood with colour, 1947
  • Washington D.C.: Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Two Heads (Janus), mahogany, 1948
  • Washington D.C.: Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Head (Elegy), mahogany and strings, 1952
  • Washington D.C.: Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Sea Form (Porthmeor), bronze, 1958
  • Washington D.C.: Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Torso I (Ulysses), bronze, 1958
  • Washington D.C.: Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Figure for Landscape, bronze, 1960 (on view on The Mall outside the museum)
  • Washington D.C.: Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Curved Form (Bryher), bronze with strings, 1961
  • Washington D.C.: Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Curved Form (Bryher II), bronze with strings, 1961
  • Washington D.C.: Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Large and Small Forms, slate, 1963
  • Washington D.C.: National Museum of Women in the Arts, Figure (Merryn), alabaster, 1962
  • Washington D.C.:The Phillips Collection, Dual Form, bronze, 1965

Sculptures in public places

Great Britain

Australia

Canada

The Netherlands

USA

  • New York: United Nations Building, Single Form, unique bronze, 1961–64
  • Philadelphia: Association of Public Art, sited at 3 Parkway Plaza, Rock Form (Porthcurno), bronze, 1964
  • Rochester, Minnesota: The Mayo Clinic, Four-Square (Walk Through), bronze, 1966
  • Washington D.C.: Johns Hopkins University, The Paul. H. Nitze School for Advanced International Studies, Single Form (Memorial), bronze, 1961–62
  • Washington D.C.: Kennedy Memorial Center, Figure, bronze, 1964