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Artist:
Barnett Newman (American, New York 1905–1970 New York)
Date:
1945
Medium:
Oil pastel on paper
Dimensions:
11 1/2 x 16 1/4in. (29.2 x 41.3cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Gift of Annalee Newman, 1992
Accession Number:
1992.179.2
Rights and Reproduction:
© 2016 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York
Not on view
the artist, New York (1945–d. 1970); his widow, Annalee Newman, New York (1970–92; her gift to MMA)

Baltimore Museum of Art. "Barnett Newman: The Complete Drawings, 1944–1969," April 29–June 17, 1979, no. 4 (dated 1944; lent by Annalee Newman, New York).

Detroit Institute of Arts. "Barnett Newman: The Complete Drawings, 1944–1969," August 7–September 30, 1979, no. 4.

Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago. "Barnett Newman: The Complete Drawings, 1944–1969," November 2, 1979–January 6, 1980, no. 4.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Barnett Newman: The Complete Drawings, 1944–1969," February 12–April 13, 1980, no. 4.

Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam. "Barnett Newman: The Complete Drawings, 1944–1969," September 8–October 19, 1980, no. 4.

Paris. Musée National d'Art Moderne, Centre Georges Pompidou. "Barnett Newman: Les Dessins, 1944–1969," November 14, 1980–January 4, 1981, no. 4.

Cologne. Museum Ludwig. "Barnett Newman: Das zeichnerische Werk," February 20–March 29, 1981, no. 13.

Kunstmuseum Basel. "Barnett Newman: Das zeichnerische Werk," May 9–July 5, 1981, no. 13.

Atlanta. High Museum of Art. "Abstract Expressionism, Works on Paper: Selections from The Metropolitan Museum of Art," January 26–April 4, 1993, no. 29.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Abstract Expressionism, Works on Paper: Selections from The Metropolitan Museum of Art," May 4–September 12, 1993, extended to November 7, 1993, no. 29.

Minneapolis. Walker Art Center. "The Sublime is Now: The Early Work of Barnett Newman, Paintings and Drawings 1944-1949," March 20–May 29, 1994, no. 13.

Saint Louis Art Museum. "The Sublime is Now: The Early Work of Barnett Newman, Paintings and Drawings 1944-1949," July 1–August 28, 1994, no. 13.

New York. Pace Gallery. "The Sublime is Now: The Early Work of Barnett Newman, Paintings and Drawings 1944-1949," October 21–November 26, 1994, no. 13.

National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo. "Abstract Expressionism: Works on Paper, Selections from The Metropolitan Museum of Art," March 11–June 4, 1995, no. 38.

Madrid. Fundación Juan March. "Expresionismo Abstracto: Obra Sobre Papel, Colección The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Nueva York," May 9–July 2, 2000, no. 38.

Brenda Richardson. Barnett Newman: The Complete Drawings, 1944–1969. Exh. cat., Baltimore Museum of Art. Baltimore, 1979, pp. 40–41, no. 4, ill. (color).

Lily Mark. "The Relevance of Title to Form and Content in the Mature Work of Barnett Newman." PhD diss., University of Witwatersrand, 1983, p. 153.

Lisa Mintz Messinger. Abstract Expressionism, Works on Paper: Selections from The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Exh. cat., High Museum of Art, Atlanta. New York, 1992, pp. 74, 80, fig. 29 (color).

Jeremy Strick. The Sublime is Now: The Early Work of Barnett Newman, Paintings and Drawings 1944–1949. Exh. cat., Walker Art Center, Minneapolis. [New York], 1994, pp. 15, 23, colorpl. 13.

Lisa Messinger. Abstract Expressionism: Works on Paper, Selections from The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Exh. cat., National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo. Tokyo, 1995, p. 65, no. 38, ill. p. 68 (color).

Mollie McNickle. "The Mind and Art of Barnett Newman." PhD diss., University of Pennsylvania, 1996, pp. 169–71, 173–75, 197, identifies this drawing as a study for a later watercolor.

Lisa M. Messinger. Expresionismo Abstracto: Obra Sobre Papel, Colección The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Nueva York. Exh. cat., Fundación Juan March. Madrid, 2000, p. 87, no. 38, ill. p. 89 (color).

Heidi Colsman–Freyberger. "Catalogue Raisonné." Barnett Newman: A Catalogue Raisonné. New York and New Haven, 2004, p. 381, no. 134, ill. (color).



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