Wilhelmina Barns-Graham



Wilhelmina Barns-Graham (1912-2004) was a leading member of the St Ives group of artists and made an outstanding contribution to the advancement of post-war British art.

WBG at Art First, 2000. The shot was taken in the front gallery of Art First, London. Her screenprint Another Time hangs on the wall behind. Photo: Simon Norfolk

Introduction to the Artist

An overview of the life and work of Wilhelmina Barns-Graham, written by Douglas Hall.

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Published works on Wilhelmina Barns-Graham including books, exhibition catalogues and articles.

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Painting with abstract large abstract shapes in blues, greens and greys. At the centre is a small black oval.

Works in Public Collections

Paintings and drawings by Wilhelmina Barns-Graham have been acquired by many public collections in the UK.

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A painting with a garden in the foreground with path running diagonally towards centre of image with palm trees and green grass. A box hedge at the edge of the garden diagonally divides the plane in two. Beyond, the harbour of St Ives with a blue sea and buildings sketched out on beige. A pier with lighthouse at the end divides the harbour from the open sea.

Exhibition History

Lists of solo and group exhibitions featuring artwork by Wilhelmina Barns-Graham.

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A selection of books and cards on a blue background

Further Reading

If you are interested in learning more about Wilhelmina Barns-Graham, the Trust offers a range of books about the artist and her work available from our online shop. All proceeds go towards supporting the charitable work of the Trust.

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