Figure For Landscape

In Context
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The sculpture called "Figure For Landscape 1960" was on display in the Marcy Sculpture Garden of the San Diego Museum Of Art. Behind it could be seen the the sculpture called "Two Lines oblique." internal link


Figure For Landscape 1960 external link   •  Artist: Barbara Hepworth external link   •  San Diego Museum Of Art, Marcy Sculpture Garden   •  Balboa Park, San Diego, California   •  (Photo posted Thursday 3 February 2011)   •  (Photo taken 11:40:13 Tuesday 1 February 2011)   •  © 2011 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #BCX_9454
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With Park Behind
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Barbara Hepworth statue was displayed on a pedestal near the edge of the garden. In bronze, it was one of a series created in the late 1950's through the 1960s.


Figure For Landscape 1960 external link   •  Artist: Barbara Hepworth external link   •  San Diego Museum Of Art, Marcy Sculpture Garden   •  Balboa Park, San Diego, California   •  (Photo posted Thursday 3 February 2011)   •  (Photo taken 11:40:22 Tuesday 1 February 2011)   •  © 2011 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #BCX_9546
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Top of Figure
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The top of the figure with its gentle openings and fluid form. Moving so slowly that a spider established a web in the top.


Figure For Landscape 1960 external link   •  Artist: Barbara Hepworth external link   •  San Diego Museum Of Art, Marcy Sculpture Garden   •  Balboa Park, San Diego, California   •  (Photo posted Thursday 3 February 2011)   •  (Photo taken 11:40:32 Tuesday 1 February 2011)   •  © 2011 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #BCX_9547
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Bolted Base
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The figure was held down with angled brackets and bolts.


Figure For Landscape 1960 external link   •  Artist: Barbara Hepworth external link   •  San Diego Museum Of Art, Marcy Sculpture Garden   •  Balboa Park, San Diego, California   •  (Photo posted Thursday 3 February 2011)   •  (Photo taken 11:40:40 Tuesday 1 February 2011)   •  © 2011 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #BCX_9548
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Lower Hole
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The lower hole revealed part of the interior.


Figure For Landscape 1960 external link   •  Artist: Barbara Hepworth external link   •  San Diego Museum Of Art, Marcy Sculpture Garden   •  Balboa Park, San Diego, California   •  (Photo posted Thursday 3 February 2011)   •  (Photo taken 11:40:52 Tuesday 1 February 2011)   •  © 2011 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #BCX_9549
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Middle Cross-Piece
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Seen from behind, a cross-piece bisected the middle of the sculpture.


Figure For Landscape 1960 external link   •  Artist: Barbara Hepworth external link   •  San Diego Museum Of Art, Marcy Sculpture Garden   •  Balboa Park, San Diego, California   •  (Photo posted Thursday 3 February 2011)   •  (Photo taken 11:40:57 Tuesday 1 February 2011)   •  © 2011 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #BCX_9550
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Spider Web
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A close-up of the top revealed that spider web.


Figure For Landscape 1960 external link   •  Artist: Barbara Hepworth external link   •  San Diego Museum Of Art, Marcy Sculpture Garden   •  Balboa Park, San Diego, California   •  (Photo posted Thursday 3 February 2011)   •  (Photo taken 11:41:03 Tuesday 1 February 2011)   •  © 2011 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #BCX_9551
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The Chest
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If the figure were human, this would be its chest.


Figure For Landscape 1960 external link   •  Artist: Barbara Hepworth external link   •  San Diego Museum Of Art, Marcy Sculpture Garden   •  Balboa Park, San Diego, California   •  (Photo posted Thursday 3 February 2011)   •  (Photo taken 11:41:08 Tuesday 1 February 2011)   •  © 2011 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #BCX_9552
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Lower Back
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A hole formed what might be called the lower back of this sculpture.


Figure For Landscape 1960 external link   •  Artist: Barbara Hepworth external link   •  San Diego Museum Of Art, Marcy Sculpture Garden   •  Balboa Park, San Diego, California   •  (Photo posted Thursday 3 February 2011)   •  (Photo taken 11:41:28 Tuesday 1 February 2011)   •  © 2011 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #BCX_9554
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The Signature
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Barbara Hepworth signed the sculpture on its base in the lower, right front.


Figure For Landscape 1960 external link   •  Artist: Barbara Hepworth external link   •  San Diego Museum Of Art, Marcy Sculpture Garden   •  Balboa Park, San Diego, California   •  (Photo posted Thursday 3 February 2011)   •  (Photo taken 11:41:36 Tuesday 1 February 2011)   •  © 2011 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #BCX_9555
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Surface Texture
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A close-up illustrated the surface texture typical of this sculpture.


Figure For Landscape 1960 external link   •  Artist: Barbara Hepworth external link   •  San Diego Museum Of Art, Marcy Sculpture Garden   •  Balboa Park, San Diego, California   •  (Photo posted Thursday 3 February 2011)   •  (Photo taken 11:42:11 Tuesday 1 February 2011)   •  © 2011 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #BCX_9558
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