This Sunday, May 28th, MASS MoCA in North Adams, MA will open Building 6 - the Robert W. Wilson Building, to the public. This beyond-grand-opening doubles the vast museum’s exhibition [...]
WILLIAMS MAGAZINE —Barbara Ernst Prey '79—whose watercolor paintings hang in private and public collections including the White House and NASA headquarters—was commissioned to paint Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Arts’ Building 6 ahead of its opening this month
PBS Public Television —Artist barbara Ernst Prey is talking about her commission for MASS MoCA
TAKE —Barbara Ernst Prey super-sizes watercolor, a medium often reserved for smaller works, for MassMoCA’s new wing Building 6.
PORTLAND PRESS HERALD —Barbara Prey has a golden resume: a bachelor’s degree from Williams College, a master’s from Harvard and a Fulbright scholarship, which she used to study baroque art and architecture in Germany. One of her first jobs was drawing illustrations for the New Yorker.
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artnet news —We spoke to artist Barbara Prey about her career, her role on the National Council on the Arts, and how the NEA will fare in Trump's America.
SMITHSONIAN —The massive artwork marks the opening of the MASS MoCA’s new 130,000-square-foot wing, which makes it the largest contemporary art museum in the U.S.
VICE CREATORS —Barbara Ernst Prey's gigantic painting is on view at the North Adams institution.
THE BOSTON GLOBE by Malcolm Gay The Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art’s 130,000-square-foot expansion will make it the largest contemporary art museum in the country NORTH ADAMS — [...]
Barbara Prey painting at Glendalough I have a major museum commission for MASS MoCA , but before I came back to my New York Studio to begin the [...]
Barbara Ernst Prey painting at Thornbury Castle, England I have books filled with my European and Asian travel drawings and watercolors. Some of them became illustrations for magazines such as The [...]
Barbara talks about what's currently on her easel and about upcoming projects; an amazing year ahead.
Barbara talks about her summer in Maine and her 2 summer shows at Barbara Prey Projects "In Search of America" and "ON SITE"
I had been looking forward to this exhibit for a long time and was fortunate to be at the opening. The exhibit closes Sept 4th and if you haven’t had [...]
Barbara Ernst Prey's NASA commissioned painting of the International Space Center is currently on exhibit in “OUT OF THIS WORLD. The Art and Artists of NASA” at the Vero Beach [...]
I was recently invited to serve on the board of the Colonial Williamsburg Art Museums. I had known of the museums since my time at Williams College as an important collection of American art and artifacts
Prey may be one of America’s most visible artists, in that her work is shown not only in galleries and museums, embassies and presidential libraries on earth, but also, in a way, in outer space.
The three paintings Gallantly Streaming II, The Parade Route and Patriot are currently on exhibit at the U.S. Mission to the united Nations. Gallantly Streaming has a prominent place in [...]