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John Barnes Dobbs

 (1931 - 2011)
John Barnes Dobbs was active/lived in New York, New Jersey.  John Dobbs is known for abstract figure and portrait, drawing.

Biography   John Barnes Dobbs


The following is a press release obituary for the artist who died August 9, 2011.  The author and person who submitted the text is Mona Molarsky.
 

John Barnes Dobbs, a determinedly figurative painter who launched his career in the 1950s against the prevailing winds of Abstract Expressionism, lived to see a time when Realism would coexist with Abstraction, Minimalism, Conceptual Art and a variety of other artistic movements.  On August 9 Dobbs died at his home in New York's Greenwich Village at the age of 80.
 
During a career that spanned more than half a century, Dobbs painted his own dusky vision of humanity: figures embedded—more often than not—in an alienating, modern landscape of city and suburb. T   ...  Displaying 750 of 6214 characters.

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Among The Bathers
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