Bringing in all angles at once

Barns-Graham’s description of what she was trying to achieve in her Glacier paintings – bringing in all the angles at once – could easily be applied to her artist output. Although primarily know as a painter of Abstract Art, she continually creating drawings, particularly of lines and landscapes, and experimented in other media, such as collage.


Painting with light purple background and vertical brushstrokes in shade of blue, orange and red

Online Collection

The Trust’s core collection of artwork by Wilhelmina Barns-Graham can be viewed online

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Untitled, 1969 (BGT 2061) © Wilhelmina Barns-Graham Trust, included in Shared Histories.

Eight Decades of Artistic Practice

Over Barns-Graham’s eight-decade career, her work can be loosely broken down into themes and series from the critically acclaimed Glacier paintings and drawings to the substantial body of screenprints created with Graal Press in her later years.

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