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...

The Highgate Haggadah for Tu B'Shevat: A Treatise on Trees. It will be published by Teva Publications in the Spring of 2019.
He will be speaking and presenting a video about the life of Mary Barnes at Kingsley Hall in Bow, London E3 as part of the celebrations for the 90th anniversary oh the founding of Kingsey Hall on Thursday 20 September 2018

- 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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