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Daniel Barkley (b.1962, Canada)

Barkley’s paintings are at their core reworkings of biblical and mythological stories. His interpretations of these subjects are secular. Barkley wants to avoid connections to a particular faith that admits only one vision, although spirituality, mysticism and the supernatural are important element in his work. Throughout the history of art, artists have recontextualized myths, legends and biblical narratives to reflect their era and their individual concerns. Barkley intends to continue his exploration of these allegories. His goal is to understand and portray the emotional essence of the dramas. These stories provide a structure on which to build a representation of contemporary and personal experience.

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