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Barbara Hepworth (b. 1903, Wakefield/UK; d. 1975, St Ives/UK) was a sculptor. She created Constructivist sculptures. In 1933 she became a member of the Abstraction-Création group, and in 1935 she edited the journal Circle International Survey of Constructivist Art together with Ben Nicholson, Naum Gabo, and Kenneth Martin. In 1950 she participated in the Venice Biennale, and in documenta 1 and 2 in Kassel in 1955 and 1959. She was married to the painter Ben Nicholson.

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