Barnett Newman | the artist




The artist Barnett Newman
Born Jan 29 1905, New York, USA.
Died 1970

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Barnett Newman is born on 29th January on the Lower East Side of Manhattan, the eldest of four children. His parents, Abraham and Anna, Jewish immigrants from Russian Poland, had arrived in New York in 1900…
Despite their apparent simplicity, Barnett Newman’s paintings are among the most challenging works of art of the twentieth century. They have sometimes been regarded as philosophic statements made without artistic skill, or conversely, as pure painting devoid of a subject…


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