Renowned for her vibrant, highly detailed works, Del Kathryn Barton is an acclaimed artist working across painting, drawing, film, textile and sculpture. Born in Sydney in 1972, she attended the College of Fine Arts at the University of New South Wales, graduating in 1993 with a Bachelor of Fine Arts. Since 2000, she has held regular solo exhibitions and has participated in both national and international group shows in London, Berlin, Singapore and New York.
Barton has twice won the prestigious Archibald Prize: in 2008, for her portrait of herself with her son and daughter, Kell and Arella; and in 2013, for her portrait of the actor Hugo Weaving. In 2017, the National Gallery of Victoria presented the large-scale solo exhibition The Highway is a Disco.
Author: Del Kathryn Barton, Natalie King (editor)
Publisher: Thames and Hudson
Number of pages: 96