(1922 - 2013)
Barnaby Conrad was active/lived in California. Barnaby Conrad is known for portrait painting, writing, book illustration.
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Biography Barnaby Conrad
Following is The New York Times obituary of the artist by Bruce Weber, published February 18, 2013.
As a 19-year-old art student one summer in Mexico City, Barnaby Conrad attended a bullfight, and, with a whimsical bolt of Hemingwayesque bravado, leapt into the ring and challenged a bull himself, using his Brooks Brothers raincoat as a cape. He barely escaped, but the stunt amused and impressed the famed bullfighter Felix Guzman, who had been preparing for his turn in the corrida when Mr. Conrad performed his spontaneous, amateurish veronicas. Guzman soon became Mr. Conrad's tutor in the art of the matador — though, alas, in their first training session together with a live bull, Mr. Conrad was gored through the knee. Just abo
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