Barrie Cooke

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Barrie Cooke (1931, Cheshire, England – 4 March 2014, Leighlinbridge, County Carlow, Ireland) was an English-born Irish abstract expressionist painter.[1]

Cooke spent part of his childhood in Jamaica and Bermuda, before moving to the U.S., where he studied art history at Harvard University. His work is represented in such collections as the Irish Museum of Modern Art, the Ulster Museum, the Stedelijk Museum (Amsterdam), the Haags Gemeentemuseum (The Hague), and other public and private collections worldwide.[2]



  1. ^ Aidan Dunne. "Abstract expressionist artist Barrie Cooke dies in Co Carlow - Art News". The Irish Times. Retrieved 6 March 2014. 
  2. ^ The Kerlin Gallery Archived March 10, 2014, at the Wayback Machine.; accessed 11 March 2014.

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