b. 1958, Australia

Simon Barney Biography

Simon Barney is a painter of inconsequential moments and vistas. His diffidence towards subject matter resolves itself by painting things as they have fallen, uncontrived, informal and often overlooked arrangements and landscapes.

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Simon Barney was also the curator of the long running exhibition project Briefcase (in which the exhibition was carted around town by Barney in a briefcase). Exhibitions include: "How Things Fall" Silvershot, Melbourne 2008; "Rimbaud/Rambo" Neon Parc, Melbourne 2008; "Situation" Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney 2005; "Hospitality" Foxy Productions, New York 2001. 

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