Irene Barberis (1953-.) Australia

Biographical Information

Born in London in 1953 Irene Barberis holds a PhD from Victoria University, Melbourne.

As an expressionist painter and drawer, installation and new media artist, she has held over forty solo exhibitions in Australia and abroad, and participated in over seventy group exhibitions.

Irene Barberis has initiated and directed two University galleries and helped in the setting up of an independent Arts School.

She is the Founding Director of Metasenta Projects Pty. Ltd, an international arts research 'satellite' which functions between Universities, arts organizations and artists. Metasenta is supported by a number of Universities; the first host is RMIT University, Melbourne, and the second the University of the Arts London. She has initiated many international arts projects in collaboration with artists and institutions in the UK, USA, the Middle East and the Far East.

Apart from directing Metasenta, she is currently working as a Senior Lecturer in the RMIT School of Art in Research in Melbourne. Edit or add to this biography

Market Information

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White Horse/ 'And I Saw Heaven Opened'
Synthetic polymer paint on canvas, 243.5 x 304.5 cm
The WMC Collection of Australian Contemporary Art, Sotheby's, Melbourne.
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 Total number soldNumber with imagesHighest priceRecent average price*
Paintings40A$3,840 N/A
Works on Paper20A$345 N/A
Prints & Graphics10A$258 N/A

* Calculated on sales over the last three years, where there are a sufficient number of sales over that period.

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