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BLACK SOCIAL HISTORY : AFRO-JAMAICAN " BARRINGTON WATSON " IS A JAMAICAN MASTER PAINTER - HIS AN INTERNATIONAL FAMOUS PAINTER : GOES INTO THE " HALL OF BLACK GENIUS "

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 Barrington Watson



Barrington Watson (born 1931) is Jamaica's master painter.

Biography

Born in 1931 in Lucea, Barrington Watson made his original mark in Jamaica as a football player for Kingston College. However, he ultimately followed his artistic yearnings by enrolling at the Royal College of Art in London. He travelled widely and then returned to Jamaica in the early 1960s. In 1967 he won a prize at the first Spanish Biennal at Barcelona.
Barrington Watson has exhibited throughout Jamaica and internationally and currently lives in Kingston, Jamaica. He is the father of sculptors Basil Watson and Raymond Watson.

Awards

Notable works[edit]

Portraits

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Literary works

  • Shades of Grey
  • The Pan-Africanists
  • Barrington