About this Artwork
Critics have connected Baribeau to a range of aesthetic positions, including everything from Abstract Expressionism and Pop Art to the 19th century Hudson River School, and compared him variously to the likes of Robert Rauschenberg, Joan Mitchell, Cy Twombly, and Willem de Kooning.
In truth, Baribeau employs a distinctive aesthetic voice that is personal and instantly recognizable, despite its multiplicity. His visual world is one where primordial, organic nature collides with the geometric, manufactured world, and where certain signature visual cues, such as black and white stripes, checkerboards, dots, and flashes of neon color appear and disappear.
About the Artist
Robert Baribeau is an American abstract painter whose dynamic, sumptuous paintings express the visceral relationship between the act of painting and the processes of the natural world. Baribeau has long been on the vanguard of exploring the influence of landscape on contemporary abstraction.
He lives and works in Stanfordville, New York.