Updated: 9/14/2017 09:35
Molly Barnes is a New York and Los Angeles art dealer, curator, collector, radio personality, author and art critic. She is credited with discovering John Baldessari, Gronk, Mark Kostabi, Robert Cottingham and many others. As a pioneering art dealer who owned a gallery on Los Angeles' famed La Cienega Gallery Row in the 1970s, Barnes helped build renowned art collections for producer Norman Lear and director Billy Wilder. She currently runs art programs at the Roger Smith Hotel in New York, teaches at Otis Art Institute and is an Artist in Residence at West Los Angeles College.