Contemporary art

Replacing Hepworth

The audacious overnight robbery of Barbara Hepworth's monumental 1969 sculpture, Two Forms (Divided Circle), from Dulwich Park, south London, late 2011, made headline news. The non-profit London-based organisation, the Contemporary Art Society (CAS), has now been asked by Southwark Council to find a replacement. "This will involve four artists being shortlisted to develop concept proposals over the next few months, [which will be] publicly exhibited around June prior to selection of the work to be commissioned," a CAS spokesman says. The Hepworth piece was insured for £500,000.

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