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The Hepworth Wakefield

Art Spaces

Simon Wallis, Frances Guy, Gordon Watson

ISBN: 978 1 85759 679 3
Size: 110 x 165 mm / 6.5 x 4.25 in.
Binding: softcover
Pages: 64
Images: 75

UK £4.95 / US $7.95

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Latest in Scala's acclaimed Art Spaces series
  • Celebrates a new building by David Chipperfield Architects - winners of the 2007 Stirling Prize for architecture
  • Stunning building combines dramatic architecture, a world-class exhibition programme and modern facilities

DESCRIPTION

The Hepworth Wakefield is the UK’s major new art gallery situated in Wakefield, West Yorkshire. Designed by the acclaimed David Chipperfield Architects – winners of the 2007 Stirling Prize for architecture – The Hepworth Wakefield offers architecture on a grand scale as one of the largest and finest galleries outside London. Opened in May 2011, the stunning building combines dramatic architecture, a world-class exhibition programme and modern facilities. This publication will tell the story of the project from early design concepts through to the construction of the building, as well as providing fascinating insights into the Hepworth Family Gift and collection displays.

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Simon Wallis is Director of the Hepworth Wakefield.

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