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Although you won't be able to see any paintings at David Chipperfield's Hepworth Wakefield Gallery until it opens in 2009, you can at least watch paint dry in the interim.

The West Yorkshire gallery has set up the 'Hepcam', a webcam bringing hot, live, up-the-minute construction action from the Wakefield waterfront site, at http://www.hepworthwakefield.com/AboutUs/NewBuilding/hepcam.htm.

Gallery bosses says the Hepcam will allow viewers to 'share the excitement' as the building takes shape. 'Keep watching ... enjoy the show!', they twitter.

When Astragal last checked all that could be seen was a big muddy hole, a sheet of corrugated iron and – hang on a second! Is that a Henry Moore? No, it's a cement mixer…

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