In the course of Robert Barnes' 45 plus year career a prolific body of work has been produced and it would be impossible to present the entire portfolio online. Therefore, along with the artist's input, we have choosen paintings that we feel represent a diverse sample from this American Original.

A Survey of Style, by Dennis Adrian: Excerpts from the introduction for the 1984 Barnes retrospective catalog.
Arhtur Craven Still Lives Excerpts about the mysterious painting, from an essay by Michael Rooks. Photo and panel details shown.

Early Paintings; 1959-1969


Paintings from 1970-1989


Recent Paintings; 1990-Present



Upcoming & Current Exhibitions