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Robert Barry (born March 9, 1936 in the Bronx, New York) is an American artist. Since 1967, Barry has produced non-material works of art, installation, and performance art using a variety of otherwise invisible media. In 1968, Robert Barry is quoted as saying "Nothing seems to me the most potent thing in the world." Barry's work focuses on escaping the previously known physical limits of the art object in order to express the unknown or unperceived. Consequently, Barry has explored a number of different avenues toward defining the usually unseen space around objects, rather than producing the objects themselves.

Barry was born and grew up in The Bronx. A graduate of Hunter College, he studied there under artists William Baziotes and Robert Motherwell, later joining the college's faculty. Barry moved to Teaneck, New Jersey in 1974.

Major nonvisible works from his early period include Carrier Wave, in which Barry used the carrier waves of a radio station for a prescribed length of time "not as a means of transmitting information, but rather as an object.", Radiation Piece, and Inert Gas Piece, in which Barry opened various bottles inert gases in different settings before groups of spectators, such as a vial of helium released in a desert.

When asked about his piece for exhibition "Prospect '69," his response was "The piece consists of the ideas that people will have from reading this interview... The piece in its entirety is unknowable because it exists in the mind of so many people. Each person can really know that part which is in his own mind."

Robert Barry is represented in Paris and New York by Yvon Lambert Gallery.

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Total Books: 28
David Lamelas Publication
2016 - David Lamelas Publication (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780990689614
ISBN-10: 0990689611
Genre: Arts & Photography
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Jesus Talks to You 365 Daily Devotions for Experiencing GOD's Love
Robert Barry Real  Personal
2008 - Robert Barry Real Personal [BSI Art Collection Lugano] (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9783905701487
ISBN-10: 3905701480
Genre: Arts & Photography
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Going Lean Busting Barriers to Patient Flow
2007 - Going Lean Busting Barriers to Patient Flow (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781567932812
ISBN-10: 1567932819
Genres: Medicine, Medical Books
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The Manager's Guide To Six Sigma In Healthcare Practical Tips And Tools For Improvement
Delivering Value and Life Planning Strategies for Clients in Turbulent Times
2004 - Delivering Value and Life Planning Strategies for Clients in Turbulent Times (Audio CD)
ISBN-13: 9781592801169
ISBN-10: 1592801161
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Robert Barry Some Places To Which We Can Come 1963-1975
2004 - Robert Barry Some Places to Which We Can Come 1963-1975 (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9783936646351
ISBN-10: 393664635X
Genre: Arts & Photography
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Le Sapin de monsieur Jacobi
2002 - Le Sapin De Monsieur Jacobi (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9782070547975
ISBN-10: 2070547973
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The Six Sigma Book for Healthcare Improving Outcomes by Reducing Errors
Conceptual Art In The Netherlands And Belgium 1965-1975
2002 - Conceptual Art in the Netherlands and Belgium 1965-1975 (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9789056622473
ISBN-10: 9056622471
Genre: Arts & Photography
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Business English for the 21st Century
2002 - Business English for the 21st Century [3rd Edition] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780130992758
ISBN-10: 0130992755
Genre: Business & Money
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Una teoria para casi todo
2001 - Una Teoria Para Casi Todo [Spanish Edition] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9788489897397
ISBN-10: 8489897395
Genres: Parenting & Relationships, Religion & Spirituality, Nonfiction
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Mr Willowby's Christmas Tree
1999 - Mr Willowby's Christmas Tree (Other)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780785746348
ISBN-10: 078574634X
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Ein kleines Stck vom Glck Eine Weihnachtsgeschichte
1999 - Ein Kleines Stck Vom Glck Eine Weihnachtsgeschichte [Ab 3 J.] (Hardcover)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9783596850327
ISBN-10: 3596850320
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Theory of Almost Everything
1996 - Theory of Almost Everything (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781851681235
ISBN-10: 185168123X
Genres: Health, Fitness & Dieting, Nonfiction, Science & Math
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Breaking the Thread of Life On Rational Suicide
1996 - Breaking the Thread of Life on Rational Suicide (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781560009238
ISBN-10: 1560009233
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Applied English Language Skills for Business and Everyday Use
1994 - Applied English Language Skills for Business and Everyday Use (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780136060475
ISBN-10: 0136060471
Genre: Reference
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Basic Business English
1986 - Basic Business English [2nd Edition] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780130572257
ISBN-10: 013057225X
Genre: Business & Money
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Snowman's Secret
1978 - Snowman's Secret (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780437258014
ISBN-10: 0437258017
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Ramon and the Pirate Gull
Ramon and the Pirate Gull (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780070038332
ISBN-10: 0070038333
Genre: Children's Books
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Busn Englsh 21st Century Naw Coll Dict Pkg
Busn Englsh 21st Century Naw Coll Dict Pkg (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780131532007
ISBN-10: 0131532006
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Nan a Six Sigma Mystery [Six SIGMA Mysteries] (Paperback)
It's All About Communication Robert Barry [Alltagliches--Kunst am Arbeitsplatz - German Edition] (Other)