artists represented

Robert Barnes
Model brushing her hair
1997
Oil on canvas
78 x 64 cm

 The work of Robert Barnes (b. 1947) is characterized by the artist’s use of thick impasted oil paint. In 2001 a survey of his work was exhibited by the Newcastle Region Art Gallery. Barnes has taught in Scotland and Brisbane. His work is held by the Art Gallery of New South Wales and the Queensland Art Gallery.

REF: McCulloch’s Encyclopedia of Australian Art, Miegunyah Press, 2006, p242