Remembering the incredible legacy of one of America's greatest artists, who captured the essence of every person he painted.
Critical Noir: Opening Barkley (2008) by Mark Anthony Neal | @NewBlackMan | NewBlackMan (in Exile) Birth of Cool, a retrospective exhibition on the life and work of artist Barkley L. Hendricks opened at the Nasher Museum of Art in Durham, North Carolina. Show More Summary
"Even more astounding than Hendricks's astute color sense, and his intricate handling of his subjects' sartorial choices, was the almost-preternatural skill he had for crafting portraits that exude psychic states."
It is with great sadness that Jack Shainman Gallery announces that Barkley L. Hendricks passed away this morning. He was 72 years old. He is survived by his wife Susan of 34 years. The gallery has had the great honor of working with Barkley since 2005. Show More Summary
Barkley L. Hendricks, a painting pioneer who dedicated much of his work to capturing subjects of color, died early Tuesday morning of natural causes, Artnet reports. He was 72 years old. Jack Shainman, Hendricks’ gallery, released a statement confirming his death: “We have had the great honor of working with Barkley since 2005. Show More Summary
The artist, best known for his bold portraits of Black people, passed away early this morning. The post Painter Barkley L. Hendricks Dies at 72 appeared first on Hyperallergic.
SWEET THANG (LYNN JENKINS): 1975-1976, oil on linen canvas 'What does it mean to be southern? In this episode of Nasher Museum: Open Studio, you’re listening to Southern Accent artist Barkley L. Hendricks, one of 60 artists in the exhibition Southern Accent: Seeking the American South in Contemporary Art. Show More Summary
'Barkley L. Hendricks is an American painter and photographer best known for his realist and post-modern portraits of people living in urban areas, beginning in the 1960s and 70s and continuing to the present. Family Jules: NNN (No Naked...Show More Summary
DeCordova Sculpture Park and Museum announced Barkley Hendricks as the seventeenth recipient of the prestigious Rappaport Prize, an annual award of $25,000 given to an established contemporary artist with strong connections to New England. Show More Summary
This week, a lecture details the history of fan painting, a panel ponders colonialism's influence on indigenous choreography, Barkley Hendricks's solo show heads into its last days, and more.
[caption id="attachment_77314" align="aligncenter" width="640"] Barkley Hendricks, "In the Crosshairs of the States"[/caption] Iggy Pop was at the MoCA Detroit for the opening of American Valhalla: The Art of Post Pop Depression. The...Show More Summary
Barkley L. Hendricks is well known for creating life-size oil paintings of mostly black American subjects from northeastern cities, but his practice involves much more than that.
Artist Barkley L. Hendricks uses his kicky, cool aesthetic to explore fashion and freedom.
Jack Shainman Gallery presents Barkley L. Hendricks? second solo exhibition with the gallery, featuring new oil and acrylic paintings that are his most political to date. Steeped in pop culture and balanced with exquisite detail, the cast of characters in Hendricks? work inhabits an unconventional realism united by painterly mastery. Show More Summary
Barkley Hendricks, "Fela: Amen, Amen, Amen, Amen..." (2002)
This week’s Modern Art Notes Podcast features Barkley L. Hendricks. Hendricks is included in the Brooklyn Museum exhibition “Witness: Art and Civil Rights in the Sixties,” which examines how 66 artists addressed the civil rights struggle in their work. Curated by Teresa Carbone and Kellie Jones, the show is on view through July 6. The exhibition’s [...]
NEW YORK, NY.- Benrimon Contemporary presents Configured, an exhibition featuring works of self-portraiture by artists including Njideka Akunyili, William Cordova, Delphine Diallo, LaToya Ruby Frazier, Barkley L. Hendricks, Duron Jackson,...Show More Summary
By Stacey Trammel Guest Contributor, BlackGivesBack.com John Bankston. Barkley L. Hendricks. Shinique Smith. Hank Willis Thomas. These names may not be recognizable yet to those outside of the African American art world like Jacob Lawrence,...Show More Summary