July 15, 1938 – April 27, 2009
A leading 20th century artist well-known for his unique style of movement, Ernie Barnes is the first American professional athlete to become a noted painter. In pop culture Barnes’ paintings appear on music album covers, television and movies, especially his iconic dance hall scene, The Sugar Shack.
Recent Exhibition Curated by Ernie Barnes
UTA Artist Space, Beverly Hills, California