Mary's "Spring the Resurrection" superimposed on Tominmtoul, Scotland, Mary's last refuge.


Photo montage by Deborah Berke


  This site celebrates the life and work of Mary Barnes.


Latest News...

- NEW EXHIBITION: "Boo- Bah" The Works of Mary Barnes
Nunnery Gallery, 183 Bow Road, E3 2SJ. Joseph Berke will speaking there on Tuesday 24 February ( together with the playwrite, David Edgar)at 7 PM. For further information contact: Rosamund Murdoch rmurdoch@bowarts.com

Nunnery Gallery

- The Hidden Freud: His Hassidic Roots will be published by Karnac Books shortly

- Mary Barnes is featured in the ART in ASYLUM exhibition in Nottingham, Oct- November 2013. Click here to see the movie.

 - Joseph Berke has signed copies of the first hardcover edition of Two Accounts of a Journey Through Madness (published by Harcourt, Brace, Jovanovich). Cost: £40 plus £5 p&p. Please Contact Dr Berke to order a copy.

 - A major retrospective exhibition of the work of Mary Barnes has taken place at the Space Studios in London in December 2011.
You can read all about it here

  - We have added a video of Mary Barnes being interviewed at her house.
You can view it here

 - New obituary (in French) by Dr. Pierre Haour has just been received.
You can view it here

  - 3rd Edition of Mary Barnes: Two Accounts of a Journey Through Madness by The Other Press, New York. Now available from Karnac Books. Click here to purchase online

  - You can buy paintings and drawings of May Barnes.
Contact Joseph Berke
for more information.

- Click here to view Going Down and Coming Up, a celebration of the life of Mary Barnes.

- Joseph Berke's latest book, Centers of Power: The Convergence of Psychoanalysis and Kabbalah ( with Stanley Schneider) has just been published by Jason Aronson Publishers ( New York and London). It can be ordered online through Amazon.co.uk.



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