Current Exhibitions

Bill Barrett: Untitled 1 and 2

Saturday, April 09, 2016 - Sunday, December 29, 2024

Bill Barrett is known for his abstract sculptures in steel, aluminum and bronze.

Early influences on Barrett’s work include sculptors Henry Moore and Auguste Rodin. Since the mid-1960s, Barrett’s work has been shown in numerous exhibitions. His work is also in the the permanent collections of the Cleveland Museum of Art, the Utsukushi-ga-Hara Open Air Museum in Tokyo, Japan, and the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts. Born in Los Angeles, California, he earned his degrees from the University of Michigan.

Bill Barrett: Untitled 1 and 2 is on display in the Taubman Museum of Art Sculpture Garden through Fall 2017. These sculptures are a gift of Brenner Holdings, LLC. Partial funding for pedestals provided by Designed Concrete Surfaces, LLC.

Image: Bill Barrett (American, born 1934), Untitled 1 and 2 (detail), 1973, Welded aluminum with brushed aluminum finish, Collection of the Taubman Museum of Art, Gift of Brenner Holdings, LLC. 2014.003 & 2014.004