Barkoff’s View From The Top


‘Sky Earth series Gold’ by Ira Barkoff Photo submitted

Where you live matters. Ira Barkoff,  a wiry fellow of advanced years with dark hair and a gold ring in one ear, says the sky and clouds and the trees he sees from his mountain-top home in Cornwall feed his imagination, drawing him away from the earlier, more concrete works. They still line one wall of his studio, though. The past is always there.

   His work changed when he moved from New York City to Cornwall in the 1970s. 

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