Single Form
Single Form
Single Form
Single Form
Single Form
Single Form
Single Form
Single Form
Single Form
Single Form
Single Form

© Bowness. Image credit: Vincenzo Albano / Art UK

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A freestanding, smooth-edged, flattened ovoid abstract form with a rippled surface, and a circular aperture off-centre near its head. This edition was cast in October 1963 to June 1964. It is a model of a larger piece that stands in front of the United Nations Secretariat building in New York.

Single Form






H 312 x W 200 x D 254 cm

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Acquisition method

model of a larger piece commissioned by the Jacob and Hilda Blaustein Foundation

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Listing status

Grade II* (England and Wales)

Listing date



at all times

Access note

open to the public

Signature/marks description

on the integral base: Barbara Hepworth / Oct 1961-Feb 1962

Inscription description

plaque adjacent to sculpture: SINGLE FORM / 1961–62 / DEDICATED TO / DAG HAMMARSKJOLD / BY BARBARA HEPWORTH


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Located at

Battersea Park, Carriage Drive South, Battersea

SW11 4HP

On grass on the southern side of the boating lake, Battersea Park.