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Ernie Barnes

Ernie Barnes

$30,000

American (1938–2009)

  • Date: 1969
  • Oil on Canvas, signed l.r.
  • Size: 18 x 22 in. (45.72 x 55.88 cm)
  • Frame Size: 23 x 27 inches

$30,000

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about The Trap

Ernie Barnes was one of the most influential African-American Artists of the 20th century.

He himself was a football player in the '50s. The Trap is a football running play where the quarterback will take the snap, turn, and then hand the ball directly to a fullback.

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About The Artist: Ernie Barnes

Ernest “Ernie” Eugene Barnes, Jr. (July 15, 1938 – April 27, 2009) was an African-American painter, well known for his unique style of elongation and movement. He was also a professional football player, actor and author. Ernie Barnes' involvement with art began at an early age, like most gifted adult artists. However, when he reached high school his creative endeavors were temporarily detoured in his determination to become a...

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About The Medium: Oil

Process of painting with pigments with a medium of drying oil as the binder. Commonly used drying oils include linseed oil, poppy seed oil, walnut oil, and safflower oil.

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The Trap

Ernie Barnes

1969

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The Trap

Ernie Barnes

1969

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