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Contemporary Arts Center
Lois & Richard Rosenthal Center
for Contemporary Art
44 E. 6th Street,
Cincinnati, OH 45202

513 345 8400


Artist Details


Painter Robert Barnes was born in 1934 in Washington, DC. He studied at the School of the Art Institute and the University of Chicago between From 1952 to 1956. He has been featured in various exhibitions, including Grand Allusions: Robert Barnes: Late Works 1985-2015, Sidney and Lois Eskenazi Museum of Art, Bloomington, IN (2015) and Monster Roster: Existentialist Art in Postwar Chicago, Smart Museum of Art, Chicago, IL (2016). Barnes currently lives and works in Maine.

Bio updated as of 2023.

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