BILL BARRELL 

Bill Barrell came of age artistically in the 1950s, inspired by the nascent figurative expressionist movement, and the heady atmosphere of Hans Hofmann's  Provincetown School of Fine Art.  Born in London, England in 1932, Barrell emigrated to the USA in 1954 and after a summer visit to Provincetown in 1956, took up residence in the town the following year. While unable to afford the Hofmann school's tuition, he took advantage of the renowned teacher's open critiques and became close friends with Hofmann students Bob Beauchamp, Red Grooms, and Bob Thompson.

 

 

Biography courtesy of Provincetown Art Association and Museum

Barrell.Floating Model_Night Studio
Barrell.Bathers
'Studio Window'
Barrell.Bathers (large)
'Studio Table'
'Ship of Fools'
'Arthur Cohen'

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'Studio Window'

oil on canvas 24 x 30 in.