• Matthew Barnes: Painter of the Night

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    Name: Matthew Barnes: Painter of the Night
    Date: June 19, 2019 - August 18, 2019
    Matthew Barnes (1880-1951), Sanctuary, No. 159, 1944, oil on canvas, 20 x 24 inches. Collection of Bram and Sandra Dijkstra
    Event Description:
    Once San Francisco’s best-known modernist and avidly collected by East Coast patrons, Matthew Barnes is enjoying recognition again after languishing in obscurity since his death in 1951 thanks to the current vogue for dark Surrealism. This historic first solo museum exhibition of Barnes’ work since 1952, showcases him as the original master of California “noir,” with shadowy and often macabre landscapes representing the very antithesis of the state’s penchant for sunshine.  Matthew Barnes: Painter of the Night was organized by Oceanside Museum of Art in Oceanside, California thanks to the support of Bram and Sandra Dijkstra, Title Sponsors and A. Fenner Milton Premier Sponsor
    Location:
    Monterey Museum of Art
    559 Pacific Street
    Monterey, CA 93940
    Date/Time Information:
    Friday, June 7 - Sunday, August 18, 2019
    Museum Open Daily 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
    Closed Wednesdays    
    Contact Information:
    pr@montereyart.org
    Fees/Admission:
    General Admission: $10
    Museum Members, Active Military, and Students: Free 
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