Robert Myrrden Barnes is active/lives in Indiana, District Of Columbia. Robert Barnes is known for large-scale abstract-figurative, genre.
Biography Robert Barnes
The following is from the artist's website,
http://www.levatodesign.com/robertbarnes and much of the text is by C.S. Inghean:
Robert Barnes: "Tribute to an American Original"
by C.S. Inghean:
"It may be that the career of American artist Robert Myrrden Barnes (b. 1934) began in the Windy City Boxing Club on the South Side of Chicago in 1951. A real Chicago pug, Barnes literally fought his way to the top of the flyweight division, winning the golden gloves before he was seventeen. Although this title marked both the beginning and end of his boxing career, Barnes retained those characteristics of a boxer which continue to set him apart in the slightly more gentile art world: a mastery and gracefulness of form, an undevia
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