Marshall P. Baron
|Marshall P. Baron|
Baron in 1967
Marshall Philip Baron|
3 August 1934
3 March 1977 (aged 42)|
Bulawayo, Rhodesia (now Zimbabwe)
|Education||Skowhegan School of Art|
Marshall Philip Baron (1934–1977) was a Rhodesian painter. He exhibited in the United States and South Africa, as well as in Rhodesia (which was renamed Zimbabwe in 1980). Some of his paintings are today in the National Gallery of Zimbabwe.
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Baron was born on 3 August in Bulawayo, Rhodesia, to Rachel and Ben Baron. Between 1951 and 1956, he studied at Cape Town University, South Africa, and had the first of many art exhibitions in Southern Africa in 1954. He practised as a lawyer in Bulawayo from 1957 and was the music critic for the Bulawayo newspaper The Chronicle from 1962.
Baron died suddenly on 3 May 1977 in Bulawayo at the age of 42.
- 1962-Everyman's Studio, Bulawayo, Rhodesia.
- 1964-Gallery 101, Johannesburg, South Africa.
- 1967-Goodman Gallery, Johannesburg, South Africa.
- 1968-Goodman Gallery, Johannesburg, South Africa.
- 1973-Lidchi Gallery, Johannesburg, South Africa .
- 1975-South African Association of Arts Gallery, Pretoria, South Africa .
- 1976-Pretoria Bank Gallery, South Africa.
- 1978-Marshall Baron Retrospective Exhibition, Bulawayo Art Gallery, Rhodesia.
- 1978-Tribute to Marshall Baron 1934 – 1977, Gallery Delta, Salisbury, Rhodesia.
- 1986-Retrospective Exhibition of Paintings by Marshall Baron Bulawayo Art Gallery, Rhodesia.
- 2008-Marshall Baron 30 Year Retrospective, Gebo Art Space, Tel Aviv, Israel.
- 2011-National Gallery of Zimbabwe, Harare, Zimbabwe.
- Marshall P. Baron website
- "Design for Communication".
- Gutmann, Merle. "Marshall Baron 1934-1977". Marshall Baron Official Website.
- "The Johannesburg Art Scene from the 60's to the 90's".
- "מרשל ברון רטרוספקטיבה 1934- 1977" (in Hebrew). 3 October 2014.
- Angela Levine, "From Africa to Israel: Remembering Marshall Baron", Esra magazine, Jan 2009, issue 147.
- "Exhibition to celebrate early crafters at National Gallery". June 19, 2011.