The Hepworth Wakefield
Simon Wallis, Frances Guy, Gordon Watson
ISBN: 978 1 85759 679 3
Size: 110 x 165 mm / 6.5 x 4.25 in.
In association with: Hepworth Wakefield
Date published: February, 2012
UK £4.95 /US $7.95
- 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
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.
Simon Wallis is Director of the Hepworth Wakefield.