Biography of Barry Lubin - "Grandma" A member of the 1974 class of Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Clown College, he performed for 5 years with the Greatest Show on Earth. He also performed at the prestigious International Circus Festival of Monte Carlo in 1977. http://famousclowns.org/famous-clowns/barry-lubin-grandma/
photo: A "greasy old clown" and a greasy new one. Arthur Borella, the famous "here's me" funmaker of the Sells-Floto circus on the left, and Paul T. Gilbert of the Post staff as he appeared yesterday in the sawdust arena. Borella, who is a college graduate and a musician, receives 600 dollars a week as a producing clown. Paul gave his services free of charge.
In 1985 Barry Leighton-Jones received a commission to create a series of images based on the life and work of the famous American clown, Emmett Kelly. Many of the paintings and sketches in this series have been published. Emmett's face appears on clothing, bags and posters. Now Leighton-Jones is known as one of the leading painters of the clowns in America.