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The Muscarelle Museum of Art is pleased to present William D. Barnes: Three Decades of Still Life and Landscape, an exhibition of paintings and monotypes by Professor William Barnes – on view from April 14 to June 24, 2012. Barnes is retiring from the Department of Art and Art History at the College of William & Mary after thirty-seven years of dedicated teaching and mentoring students in the field of painting. The first major retrospective of this distinguished painter’s career,  the exhibition includes more than fifty paintings and fifty monotypes from a span of thirty years. In honor of the occasion, a catalogue designed by Linda Carey with introduction by Dr. Aaron De Groft has been published containing essays by Barnes and fellow painters and critics Scott Noel and John Goodrich.