Books: Painter Barkley L. Hendricks's Photography

By David Schonauer   Wednesday July 21, 2021

Barkley L. Hendricks, a painter of tender and arresting portraits, was on an ascendant trajectory when he died in 2017.  And, notes Art News, that ascendance has not diminished since, as lesser-known aspects of his practice have expanded the perception of Hendricks as an artist with an eye for more than just paint. The new book Barkley L. Hendricks: Photography (Skira) puts the focus on his photography. “Barkley never limited himself to strictly one thing,” said Jack Shainman, the New York–based gallerist.

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