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Newman, Barnettlocked

(b New York, Jan 29, 1905; d New York, July 4, 1970).
  • David Anfam

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American painter, sculptor, printmaker, and writer. He was a major exponent of Abstract Expressionism whose reductive idiom employing large chromatic expanses exerted a considerable impact on abstract art after World War II. His writings and pronouncements also contributed to the accompanying theoretical debates during and after the 1960s about meaning in non-figurative expression....

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