SO9198 : Rock Form (Porthcurno) - Barbara Hepworth

taken 8 months ago, near to Wolverhampton, Great Britain

Rock Form (Porthcurno) - Barbara Hepworth
Rock Form (Porthcurno) - Barbara Hepworth
Returning to a memory of my schooldays.
The sculpture was unveiled in the Mander Centre shopping development in 1968 LinkExternal link. It was moved around the building as the centre was re-furbished and covered over and then it disappeared. We have a record of it in its 2003 location SO9198 : Mander Centre Statue - Rock Form (Porthcurno). There was concern that the work would not be returned in the latest re-incarnation but that seems to have subsided. I was surprised to see that it has been in the Art Gallery since 2015.

My personal opinion is that the sculpture belongs outside exposed to the weather.
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Date Taken
Friday, 14 July, 2017   (more nearby)
Wednesday, 2 August, 2017
Geographical Context
City, Town centre 
Sculptor (from Tags)
Barbara Hepworth 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 914 987 [100m precision]
WGS84: 52:35.2108N 2:7.6224W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 915 987
View Direction
Southwest (about 225 degrees)
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