Hybrid: Art Lecture-Barkley L. Hendricks with Professor Thomas Germano

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Barkley L. Hendricks (1945 - 2017) was a contemporary American painter from Philadelphia. He first worked with photography. Hendricks is best known for his life-sized painted portraits of Black Americans living in urban areas. His painted figures have unique personalities, exuding attitude and style, and presented as contemporary steeped in pop culture yet are anchored in the history of art. Barkley Hendricks's portraits will be shown at the Frick Collection later in 2023. Professor Thomas Germano will present a visual lecture about Hendricks’s art, his portraiture and his epoch.

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