Barbara Hepworth’s Sea Form (Atlantic) stands in the heart of Norwich City Centre, just outside the Norwich Playhouse.
This work is characteristic of much of Hepworth’s sculpture. Hepworth has said “The forms which have had special meaning for me since childhood have been the standing form (which is the translation of my feeling towards the human being standing in landscape) and the closed form, such as the oval, spherical or pierced form (sometimes incorporating colour) which translates for me the association and meaning of gesture in landscape.”
We’ve explored Hepworth’s Family of Man which is at Snape Maltings in a previous 365 post.
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