Barbara Hepworth – “Ascending Form (1958)” in The Alnwick Garden

The Alnwick Garden was created by the Duchess of Northumberland, on land adjacent  to Alnwick Castle. The land was originally a garden but had been undeveloped for many years. It now has the largest collection of European plants in the UK and the largest Japanese cherry orchard in the world consisting of 329 trees.

In one of the quieter and secluded areas you suddenly come across this Barbara Hepworth sculpture a gem among the trees.

 

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