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Barnett Newman

[American Abstract Expressionist/Minimalist Painter, 1905-1970]

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Original works by Barnett Newman available for purchase at art galleries worldwide
 
 
Paintings in Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Notable SiteArt Institute of Chicago

Notable SiteHirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington D.C.

Notable SiteMetropolitan Museum of Art Timetable of Art History

Notable SiteMuseum of Modern Art, New York City
36 works online when last checked

Notable SiteBarnett Newman at the National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.
10 works by Barnett Newman

Notable SiteNational Gallery of Canada, Ottawa
5 works

Notable SiteSan Francisco Museum of Modern Art

Notable SiteWhitney Museum of American Art, New York City

Addison Gallery of American Art, Andover, Massachusetts

Allen Art Museum at Oberlin College, Ohio
Onement IV

Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio

Harvard University Art Museums, Massachusetts

Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indiana

Kawamura Memorial Museum of Art, Japan (in Japanese)  

Kunstmuseum Basel, Switzerland
Alphabetically under "N"

Barnett Newman in the Los Angeles County Museum of Art Database

Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles

Nasher Sculpture Center, Dallas, Texas

Nassau County Museum of Art, Roslyn Harbor, New York
Broken Obelisk

Pulitzer Foundation for the Arts, Saint Louis, Missouri

Reina Sofía National Museum, Madrid (in Spanish)  

Sheldon Museum of Art, Lincoln, Nebraska
Horizon Light

Barnett Newman at the Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington D.C.

State Museums of Berlin
Who's Afraid of Red, Yellow and Blue IV, 1969/70

Stedelijk Museum of Modern Art, Amsterdam
Cathedra

Stedelijk Museum of Modern Art, Amsterdam
Right Here, 1954

Tate Gallery, London, UK

The Menil Collection, Texas
Ulysses, 1952

Walker Art Center, Minnesota

Wallraf-Richartz-Museum, Cologne, Germany (mostly in German)  

 
National Art Databases and Museum Inventories:

Smithsonian American Art Museum National Art Inventories
List of works nationwide from two sources: the Inventory of American Paintings Executed before 1914 and the Inventory of American Sculpture (only a few percent of listings have an accompanying image)

 
Art Market:
(e.g. records of past sales at auction; sites providing examples of the artist's signature)
Artarchiv Sample Artist Signatures
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Christie's Past Sale Archive   NEW!
(database goes as far back as 1991; images go about as far back as 1999)

Sotheby's Sold Lot Archive   NEW!
(database goes as far back as 1998; images where permitted by copyright go about as far back as 2001)

 
Pictures from Image Archives:
Notable SiteWikimedia Commons Image Database  

Notable SiteWorld Visit Guide (formerly Insecula)

Bildindex der Kunst und Architektur (in German)  
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California State University WorldImages Database

Ciudad de la Pintura (in Spanish)  

El Poder de la Palabra (The Power of the Word) (in Spanish)  

PBase Photo Sharing
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Shimmer Bright, 1968

USC Annenberg School for Communication

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Miscellaneous Sites:
Repository of Abstract Art

UBS Financial Services Art Collection

 
Articles and Reference Sites:
Notable SiteEncyclopedia Britannica complete article on Barnett Newman  
Note: The full version of the article is available only if you follow this link. If you bookmark the article and return later, or if you navigate directly to the Britannica website, you will see a 100-word preview only. Troubleshooting

Notable SiteGrove Dictionary of Art Online (excerpt)  

Notable SiteUnion List of Artist Names (Getty Museum)  
Reference sheet with basic information about the artist and pointers to other references.

Notable SiteWikipedia, the "Open Content" Encyclopedia
Biographical info

Artnet Magazine
Ulysses (detail), 1952

ARTnews
The Wild, 1950

Oxford Dictionary of Art (eNotes)  

Tate Magazine
Robert Ryman on Barnett Newman

Tate Magazine
American Sublime, article by Carter Ratcliff

The Art Story

The Guardian Newspaper, UK
"Read between the lines", 2002 article by Adrian Searle

The London Evening Standard
"Art for nincompoops", 2002 article by Brian Sewell

The New Yorker
"Barnett Newman retrospective at the Philadelphia Museum of Art", 2002 review by Peter Schjeldahl

Time Magazine
"Pursuit of the Sublime", 1971 article by Robert Hughes


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Barnett Newman


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Reconsidering Barnett Newman


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Barnett Newman: Selected Writings and Interviews


 
 
 
 
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Barnett Newman: The Word II, 1954
The Word II, 1954

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Barnett Newman: Mitternacht blau
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Barnett Newman: Vir heroicus sublimins
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