Cornish favourites: Barbara Hepworth Sculpture Garden

“Finding Trewyn Studio was a sort of magic’, wrote Barbara Hepworth. ‘Here was a studio, a yard and garden where I could work in open air and space.”

I’m not going to say much about this place as I think you will enjoy reading my impressions of this garden following my visit in 2015.

View Original Post: July 2015 to discover this wonderful gem in the heart of St Ives.

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18 Comments Add yours

  1. restlessjo says:

    What a blissful photo, Jude! 🙂 🙂 One of our clematis has huge flowers this year and is clinging to the uprights of the wooden seat for grim death as the wind tugs it about. I keep promising it sunshine tomorrow but it’s not had much luck since it started flowering at the weekend.

    1. Heyjude says:

      Raining here this morning and it has been dull for days. Your flowers are ahead of mine this year. I cut my large-flowering clematis down and they are growing well, but no flowers so far.

      1. restlessjo says:

        Watching Novak and a new young Spanish hope. Halep was impressive. 🙂 🙂

        1. Heyjude says:

          Halep is a bit ‘hit and miss’ though. I quite liked the Italian who played Rafa yesterday – would have liked to have seen him stay in the competition longer, a shame he had to meet Rafa so early on.

        2. Heyjude says:

          BTW Did you see my post yesterday? It never showed up in my notifications and no-one liked or commented for several hours (I’m not seeking out attention, but it is unusual not to get a like pretty much immediately a post is published).

        3. restlessjo says:

          Which /what? Just sorting food. Will have a look in a bit xx

  2. Tish Farrell says:

    It was good to re-read your original post. What a life-enhancing creation. Synergistic – that’s the word.

    1. Heyjude says:

      Very tactile pieces and I am somewhat drawn to the colours of the patina. The aquamarine, the turquoise, the rusty brown.

      1. Tish Farrell says:

        Pieces that change as the garden changes.

        1. Heyjude says:

          True. I need to write up another visit recently with different flowers accompanying the sculptures.

  3. beetleypete says:

    Good to see this again, Jude. Something about her work always makes me want to touch it.
    Best wishes, Pete. x

    1. Heyjude says:

      Fortunately you are allowed to touch some of these sculptures, they are very tactile.

  4. Noted for our next visit down that way, thanks Jude!

    1. Heyjude says:

      It is only small, but you can buy a combined ticket with the Tate St Ives.

      1. Thanks for the information Jude.

  5. Sue says:

    Looks very well worth a visit, Jude!

  6. We passed through the village of Cornwall in New York the other day. I’d rather see yours.

    1. Heyjude says:

      Mmm… I’m guessing they are very different. Hugely busy here at the moment though as school holidays and the sun is shining (well it wasn’t yesterday, but today made up for it).

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