Bar-nicely Newman

bar-nicely Newman (* 29. January 1905 in New York; † 4. July 1970) was an American painter. He was a representative of a meditativen expressionism and coined/shaped the Colour Field Painting (colour field painting).

Was born Newman in New York, where itlater also died. Its study took place at the kind Students´ League with Duncan Smith and John Sloan. Newman actively however only starting from 1937 of the painting, 1944 /1945 turned became known it with surreal - kalligrafischen designs. 1948 based bar-nicely Newman togetherwith Marks of Rothko, William Baziotes and Robert MON-ago-wave a school with the name Subjects OF the Artists, at this time painted Newman above all abstract expressionistische pictures.

Its first single exhibition had Newman only 1950, after whom it itself however due to the niederschmetternden criticismsuntil 1958 withdrew, where he submitted again in a retrospective its works to the public. In these works it led the reduction of form and color to the extreme, by showing wide mono chrome canvases, which pulled through occasionally from contrasting lines became. It remained for this style toto its death faithfully, approximately with its last work Midnightblue.

1982 knocked and blue its painting Who's afraid OF talk, yellow into the West-Berliner new national gallery about a visitor. 1997 became its work Cathedra in the Stedelijk museum in Amsterdam of a Dutchman alsoa measurer cut.


Monographien primarily

  • Newman, bar-nicely (1996) writings and interview 1925 - 1970. Berne; Berlin: Gachnang and Springer

Monographien secondarily

  • ship, smelling pool of broadcasting corporations (2004) bar-nicely Newman: A catalogue raisonné. New Haven, Conn. (among other things): Yale University press, 2004
  • Meyer,Franz (2003) bar-nicely Newman: the station OF the CROSSes: lema sabachthani. Duesseldorf: Judge
  • second, Armin; Mueller, Maria (Hrsg.) (1999) bar-nicely Newman: Pictures - sculptures - graphics; (on the occasion of the exhibition bar-nicely Newman. Pictures - sculptures - graphics in the art collection North Rhine-Westphalia, Düsseldorf,17. May to 10. August 1997). Ostfildern Ruit: Hatje Cantz
  • Egenhofer, Sebastian (1996) The sublime is now: to the writings and discussions bar-nicely Newmans. Koblenz: Fölbach

magazine article

  • Baigell, Matthew (2004) Newman's “The station OF the CROSSes: Lema Sabachthani ", A Jewish Take. In: Kindcriticism, Bd. 19 (2004), 1
  • Gayford, Martin (2002) Being in A Field: I don't create space, I declare it, claimed bar-nicely Newman. In: Decay painters, Bd. 15 (2002), 3
  • summer, Tim (2002) on the search for the absolute one - bar nice Newman. In: Kind, (2002),11
  • Poschardt, Ulf (2001) the raised is now: over the implosion of the time core in pictures of bar-nicely Newman. In: Art forum internationally, Bd. 150 (2000)

Web on the left of

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