Pioneering figurative painter Barkley Hendricks at the Studio Museum

T.J. Carlin reports in Time Out that Barkley Hendricks, who for the past thirty years has been a wry, beret-wearing presence in my town’s quiet art community, is long overdue for a retrospective. “I’m not sure if Barack Obama’s election had anything to do with it, but upon entering ‘Birth of the Cool,’ the Studio … read more… “Pioneering figurative painter Barkley Hendricks at the Studio Museum”

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USA Painting Fellows: Barkley L. Hendricks and Rodney McMillian

Of 50 fellows selected for United States Artists Fellowships this year, only two are painters: Barkley L. Hendricks, and Rodney McMillian. According to Hamza Walker’s summary of the selection process, “there was unbridled zaniness, calculated zaniness, and garden-variety zaniness. There was no-punches-pulled politics, and there was formalism for formalism’s sake. Questions of race, gender, and … read more… “USA Painting Fellows: Barkley L. Hendricks and Rodney McMillian”

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Barkley L. Hendricks retrospective at the Nasher Museum

“Barkley L. Hendricks: Birth of the Cool,” curated by Trevor Schoonmaker. Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University, Durham, NC. February 7-July 13. The exhibition will travel to the Studio Museum in Harlem, the Santa Monica Museum, Los Angeles, the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts in Philadelphia, and the Contemporary Arts Museum in Houston. Born … read more… “Barkley L. Hendricks retrospective at the Nasher Museum”

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