This was particularly true in the case of Barnett Newman
who blended anarchism and modernism in his role as an 'artist-citizen'.
At times, her comparative method seems to over-ride the creation of a compelling rationale for the selection of artworks; the consolidation, for example of the works of Kasimir Malevich, Barnett Newman
and Ad Reinhardt under a unified framework, when in fact a much stronger kinship exists between the latter two, and less so with Malevich's works, which were created in an altogether different social context and with different philosophical aims.
You would not catch Diebenkorn declaring, like Barnett Newman
, 'We are making [cathedrals] out of ourselves.
In conclusion, she tantalisingly points forward to the abstract expressionism of Barnett Newman
, to site Paris Dada as one episode in another art history of attempts to develop specifically anarchist aesthetics.
Lippincott's son (a book designer at Farrar, Straus and Giroux) has created a marvelous photo history of this historic era from the photos taken by Everett documenting artists that include Ellsworth Kelly, Barnett Newman
, Claes Oldenburg, Robert Murray, and Louise Nevelson.
In the latter, the black area is a thick stripe that dissipates into a flurry of specks at its edges, looking perhaps like a zoomed-in detail of a Barnett Newman
Yet, "those who put the moustache on Mona Lisa," wrote contemporary artist Barnett Newman
, "are not attacking it or art, but Leonardo da Vinci the man.
Post-war American painter Barnett Newman
was famously garrulous.
There, new auction records were established for works by Franz Kline, Wayne Thiebaud, David Park, Nathan Oliviera, Philip Guston, Cy Twombly and Mark Tansey (Sotheby's); and Barnett Newman
, Morris Louis, Roy Lichtenstein and David Hockney, among others (Christie's).
30am Her first stop is the Tate Modern to see an exhibition by abstract artist Barnett Newman
The play begins with Phoebe speaking directly to the audience about a Barnett Newman
abstract painting she's fallen in love with at the Museum of Modern Art, thereby, presumably, alerting us to her sensitivity, and she continues to speak directly to the audience between scenes.
When I asked for a verdict on the week from the waggish James Mayor, whose Mayor Gallery in London had sold the Barnett Newman
to the present vendor in 1975, his wry response was: 'It was a Colosseum.