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Property from a Private Collection

Barnett Newman


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Property from a Private Collection

Barnett Newman

1905 - 1970


signed Barnett Newman and dated 1949 (on the reverse)

oil on canvas

24 ⅛ by 20 ⅛ in. 61.3 by 51.1 cm.

Executed in 1949.




1905 - 1970年


款識:藝術家簽名Barnett Newman並紀年1949(背面)


24 ⅛ x 20 ⅛ 英寸;61.3 x 51.1 公分


Please note this lot has been withdrawn.
Mr. and Mrs. Tony Smith, New Jersey (acquired as a gift from the artist)
Christie's New York, 5 May 1982, lot 15 (consigned by the above)
The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. Collection, New York
The Pace Gallery, New York
Lynn and Allen Turner, Chicago (acquired from the above in January 1995)
Sotheby's New York, 16 May 2018, lot 35 (consigned by the above)
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner

Lawrence Alloway, "Notes on Barnett Newman," Art International 13, Summer 1969, p. 35 (text)

Roelof Louw, "Newman and the Issue of Subject Matter," Studio International 187, no. 962, January 1974, p. 31

Benjamin Garrison Paskus, The Theory, Art, and Critical Reception of Barnett Newman, Ph.D. dissertation, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, 1974, no. 94, 155, pp. 93-95, 97, 98, 100, 114 

Harold Rosenberg, Barnett Newman, New York 1978, no. 58, p. 17 (text), p. 98, illustrated in color (in incorrect orientation)

Madeleine Deschamps, "B. Newman entre le texte et le zip," Art Press, Paris 1980, no. 35, p. 22

Andrew Benjamin, ed., "Newman: The Instant," The Lyotard Reader, Oxford and Cambridge 1989, p. 244 (text)

Armine Haase, "Marats Badewanne," Kunstforum International, 1992, p. 136 (text)

Thomas McEvilley, The Exile's Return: Toward a Redefinition of Painting for the Post-Modern Era, Cambridge 1993, pp. 26, 40, 41 (text)

Jonathan Fineberg, "Barnett Newman," Art Since 1940: Strategies of Being, Englewood Cliffs 1995, fig. 4.14, p. 102, illustrated

Mollie McNickle, The Mind and Art of Barnett Newman, Ph.D. dissertation, University of Pennsylvania, 1996, p. 241 (text)

Yve-Alain Bois, "Here to There and Back," Artforum, March 2002, p. 108 (text)

Exh. Cat., Philadelphia Museum of Art; and London, Tate Modern, Barnett Newman, March 2002–January 2003, p. 52 (text); p. 53, illustrated (in installation at Bennington College, 1958); p. 75 (text)

Yve-Alain Bois, "Newman's Laterality," in Melissa Ho, ed., Reconsidering Barnett Newman: A Symposium at the Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia 2002, p. 37, illustrated; pp. 36, 38, 39 (text) 

Richard Shiff, Carol C. Mancusi-Ungaro and Heidi Colsman-Freyberger, Barnett Newman: A Catalogue Raisonné, New Haven and London 2004, no. 24, pp. 192-93, illustrated in color

Yve-Alain Bois, "On Two Paintings by Barnett Newman," October 108, Spring 2004, p. 28, illustrated, pp. 29-33 (text)