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NEWMAN, Barnett (1905 - 1970), Painter, sculptor, engraver

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
NEWMAN, Barnett (1905 - 1970), Painter, sculptor, engraver

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American, 20th century, male.

Born 29 January 1905, in New York; died 4 July 1970, in New York.

Painter, sculptor, engraver.

Colour Field Painting.

School of New York.

From 1922 to 1926 Barnett Newman was a pupil of Duncan Smith, John Sloan and William von Schlegell at the Art Students League, New York, and at the same time studied philosophy. He then edited

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