Born in Philadelphia, PA, 1945
Lives and works in New London, CT

Barkley L. Hendricks’ large-scale paintings and photographs epitomize black American urban style. His portraiture works infuses a certain romanticism into realistic depictions of contemporary black people. Dignified and fashionable, his subjects aren’t generic types but recognizable human beings.

Biographical information courtesy of: Corcoran Gallery of Art and Rubell Family Collection

Saturday, February 8, 2014 to Sunday, June 15, 2014