Barnett Newman

Barnett Newman (January 29, 1905 – July 4, 1970) was an American artist. He is seen as one of the major figures in abstract expressionism and one of the foremost of the color field painters.

Read more about Barnett Newman:  Early Life, Career, Legacy, Selected Collections

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Minimal Art, Minimalism in Visual Art
... Minimal art is also inspired in part by the paintings of Barnett Newman, Ad Reinhardt, Josef Albers, and the works of artists as diverse as Pablo Picasso, Marcel Duchamp, Giorgio ... Abstract Expressionists, with the exceptions of Barnett Newman and Ad Reinhardt minimalists were also influenced by composers John Cage and LaMonte Young, poet William Carlos Williams, and the ... expressionists, leaned more toward the less gestural, often somber, color field paintings of Barnett Newman and Mark Rothko ...
Monochrome Painting - Artists - Color Field
... color field artists (notably Barnett Newman, Mark Rothko, Robert Motherwell, Adolph Gottlieb, Theodoros Stamos, Sam Francis, Ludwig Sander, Clyfford Still, Jules Olitski ... One of Barnett Newman’s near monochrome paintings generated outrage and widespread ridicule (and discussion) in Canada when the National Gallery ... Another of Barnett Newman’s very sparse (though technically not monochrome) geometric abstractions was slashed with a knife by an enraged viewer in the 1980s at the Stedelijk Museum in Amsterdam ...
Broken Obelisk
... Broken Obelisk is a 1963 sculpture by Barnett Newman ... In 2003, with the permission of the Barnett Newman Foundation, a fourth Broken Obelisk was cast and temporarily installed in front of the Neue Nationalgalerie in Berlin ... When the Corcoran director James Harithas left, Barnett Newman had the sculpture removed in 1969 ...
Art Criticism - History - Post–World War II
... a literary background, among them Robert Motherwell and Barnett Newman who functioned as critics as well ... advocated Jackson Pollock and the color field painters like Clyfford Still, Mark Rothko, Barnett Newman, Adolph Gottlieb and Hans Hofmann ... Barnett Newman, a late member of the Uptown Group wrote catalogue forewords and reviews and by the late 1940s became an exhibiting artist at Betty Parsons Gallery ...
Barnett Newman - Selected Collections
... Among the public collections holding works by Barnett Newman are the Addison Gallery of American Art (Andover, Massachusetts), the Allen Memorial Art ...

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