Ms. Lucinda Barnes Accredited

Lucinda Barnes Arts, LLC

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Postwar, Contemporary, and Emerging Art

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Appraiser's Statement

Lucinda Barnes has been a leader in Modern and Contemporary Art for more than 30 years. She established Lucinda Barnes Arts in 2019, specializing in Post-War/Contemporary and Emerging fine art appraisal and consultation. Prior, she held the position of Chief Curator and Director of Programs and Collections at the University of California Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive (BAMPFA), where she curated and co-curated more than 40 exhibitions and now serves as Curator Emerita. Barnes is recognized as an international expert on the work of Hans Hofmann, having organized Hans Hofmann: The Nature of Abstraction in 2019, which was accompanied by an extensive catalogue published by University of California Press. She also has worked with artists and cultural institutions in Europe, the Americas, and Asia, co-creating exhibitions that range from the modern era to the cutting edge. Barnes has published and lectured extensively.