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Barnett Newman: The Late Work

Presented by Menil Collection at Menil Collection, Houston TX

Mar 27 2015
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Aug 02 2015
Barnett Newman: The Late Work

The Menil Collection presents the exhibition Barnett Newman: The Late Work. March 27 – August 2, 2015.

The work of artist Barnett Newman (1905-1970; pictured) has come to define the spiritual aspirations and material innovations of American painting in the mid-twentieth century. Large and bold vertical planes of color, with thin upright lines that came to be known as “zips,” characterize Newman’s vocabulary of form.

In contrast to the horizontal compositions that define the landscape tradition in Western art, Newman’s work reflects the upright posture of the human body. For the artist, this

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