DEL KATHRYN BARTON
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Del Kathryn Barton [Australian b. 1972]
Weird Seed, 2017
Acrylic on French linen
71 x 63 inches
180 x 160 cm

Born in 1972 in Sydney, Australia, Del Kathryn Barton is one of Australia’s most acclaimed artists working today.   Barton received her BFA from the College of Fine Arts, University of New South Wales, Sydney in 1993.  She is the only woman to have twice won the prestigious Archibald Prize, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney (2008, 2013) and in 2017 she had her first major retrospective, ‘The Highway is a Disco’ at the National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne. 

Recent solo exhibitions include r u a bunny? albertz benda, New York (2017); Del Kathryn Barton: The Nightingale and the Rose, The Australian Centre for the Moving Image, Melbourne, Australia (2016); and the highway is a disco, ARNDT Gallery, Singapore (2015). She has participated in many group exhibitions, among them Like-ness, albertz benda, New York, USA, (2016); Dark Heart, Adelaide Biennale of Australian Art, Adelaide, Australia, (2014); Theatre of the World, Museum of Old and New Art, Tasmania, Australia, (2012), Lightness and Gravity, Gallery of Modern Art, Brisbane, Australia, (2012); Freehand: Recent Australian Drawing, Heide Museum of Modern Art, Melbourne, Australia, (2010/11); 2009 Wynne Prize for Landscape, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia, (2009) Half a World Away: Drawings from Glasgow, Sao Paulo and Sydney, Hallwalls Contemporary Arts Centre, Buffalo, New York, USA (2002). 

Her work is found in the collections of Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia; National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, Australia; The Pizzuti Collection, Columbus, OH; and the Tiroche deLeon Collection, Tel Aviv, Israel, among others.

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June 1 - August 3, 2017
Albertz Benda, New York, NY
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Del Kathryn Barton | Sara-Vide Ericson | Dongwook Lee | Kalup Linzy | Nathaniel Mary Quinn | Terry Rodgers | Dennis Scholl
January 14 - February 13, 2016
Albertz Benda
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Del Kathryn Barton's prices put her in Australia's top 10 living artists
ABC
June 15, 2018
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Embracing Femininity in Florid and Fierce Portraits
Hyperallergic
July 06, 2017
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Dazzling Facets
Modern Painters
July 2017
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Spiders, Bunnies and Armani Suits: Del Kathryn Barton Hits New York
Broadsheet
June 27, 2017
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12 Exhibitions to See in New York this Summer
Galerie
June 26, 2017
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11 Must-See Art Shows Opening This Week
Paper
June 1, 2017
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Art World Editors’ Picks: 10 Things to See in New York This Week
artnet news
May 30, 2017
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Del Kathryn Barton: Mother, Daughter, Dancer
VAULT Magazine
April 2017
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Del Kathryn Barton moves into live-action film with RED
artguide Australia
January 26, 2017
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Adelaide festival 2017 program: Cate Blanchett and Shakespeare get dark, weird, and surreal
The Guardian
October 26, 2016
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"Likeness" Group Show deals with Identity in the post-information age
Whitewall Magazine
January 20, 2016
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"Like-ness" Group Show at Albertz Benda Gallery in New York
Autre
January 18, 2016
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Q&A With Del Kathryn Barton: What Is Art For?
Art Collector
February, 2015
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Del Kathryn wins Archibald Prize
Vogue Australia
March 22, 2013