Barbara Eskin was born in Germany and lives and works in the USA and in France.

Studies at the University of Mainz, Germany, and Middlebury College, VT
Teacher in Bremen (Germany), St Etienne and Evry (France) and Boston, MA

Art Classes at Woodstock School of Arts, N.Y. (USA),
Ecole d'Art et de Dessin de Fontainebleau (France),
Kunsthochschule Bremen (Germany)
Private studies with painter Frans Schuursma, Paris (France)

Shows:

--Galerie Abeille, Avon, France (1994) *
--Galerie Reinfeld, Bremen, Germany (1998) *
--Goethe-Institut Boston, "About Time" (2011) *
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Galatea Fine Art, Boston, "The Scandal and the Beauty of It" (2014)*


(Reading at the Goethe Institut Boston, with "about Time" as a backdrop)

--Apollinaire Gallery, Chelsea, "The Uncertainty of Being" (2011)
--Scollay Square Gallery, Boston City Hall, "Allston-Brighton Works" (2012)
--MCCA, Massachusetts Convention Center Authority, Neighborhood Show (2012)
--Galatea Fine Arts, Boston, "The Scandal and the Beauty of It" (2014)*

* individual shows

Paintings in private collections in France, Germany, UK and USA.

I am currently represented by Galatea Fine Art Gallery
www.galateafineart.com

Comments:
"...Barbara’s paintings (are) captivating and uplifting. They draw one into an unknown dimension, as if one passes through a magic screen into an enchanted world of shifting light, colour and energy. The range and varied intensity of the colours, the sense of lightness and the open-ended nature of the whole work have instant appeal and fascination and speak a universal language." (Denise Outen, UK)

"...c'est magnifique, absolument magnifique! L'émotion poétique, la douceur et la tendresse colorée..."
("...it's magnificent, absolutely magnificent! Poetic emotion, gentleness and tenderness in colors...")
(Emanuelle Robinson, USA)

On "ABOUT TIME":
"Clean and evocative" CJLori
"I want to build a house to house your work!" K.Bray

On "Matter of Color":
"The layers of color come forward and recede in space and time. I love the worked surfaces and play of color in relation to the canvas geometry." K. Nelson

"I love the layering and figuring out what's behind the next layer." (R.Jarvis)

"Very special to me." (R. Schine)

"Carefree but not complacent." (P. Duchnowski)

"Your work inspires my inner artist. Thank you for sharing it!" (A.VanHeuverzwyn)

"Just lovely work and energy. Beautiful!" (C. Stevens)

"Beautiful pure colors, like stepping outside after a storm as it starts to clear."
(B. Hancock)

 
On "This, That and the In-Between", or "Kairos":

"Absolutely gorgeous - form, color, movement." (M. Babcock and H. Seigel)

"This room holds the coolest mysteries." (M. Peterson)

"Great & free!" (A. Watkins)

"I really enjoy your work. It makes me feel a mix of emotions." (J. Records)

"Enlightening and active, yet guided by intellect." (H. Hoff)

On "The Scandal and the Beauty of It":

"Scandalous!" (J.F. Arens)

"Breathtaking!" (H. Campbell)

"Your work is filled with hope and joy and life - love it!" (J.A. Leinwand)

"Thank you for sharing the beauty of loss. I loved the pieces alone, and then more after reading your statement." (K. Dewull)












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