NY Art Commentary - World Artists

Barnett Newman

New York Art World ®  - Commentary Index - Artists Listings - Themes

Barnett Newman created deceptively simple works often characterized by large, even expanses of a single color punctuated by one or more vertical lines, which he called "zips".

One of the several works based on ancient Greek mythology,   Achilles (1952) does not feature a zip but rather a swath of red paint that moves down the canvas to end in a ragged edge.

1905 - 1970

NEW YORK ART WORLD.COM

All artwork is copyright of the respective owner or artist. All other material Copyright 2015 New York Art World ®. All Rights Reserved.


Commentary Index - Art Themes - Cultural Workshop - Art Market

NYAW.COM - Back To Top