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Barnett Newman

Onement 1, 1948. Museum of Modern Art, New York. The first example of Newman using the so-called “zip” to define the spatial structure of his paintings
Born (1905-01-29)January 29, 1905
New York City
Died July 4, 1970(1970-07-04) (aged 65)
New York City
Nationality American
Known for Painting
Notable work The Stations of the Cross, Vir heroicus sublimis
Movement Abstract Expressionism, Color Field painting

Any art worthy of its name should address 'life', 'man', 'nature', 'death' and 'tragedy'.
Barnett Newman
I hope that my painting has the impact of giving someone, as it did me, the feeling of his own totality, of his own separateness, of his own individuality.
Barnett Newman
I prefer to leave the paintings to speak for themselves.