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The Song of Orpheus

Barnett Newman (American, New York 1905–1970 New York)

Date:
1944–45
Medium:
Oil pastel on paper
Dimensions:
H. 20, W. 14-7/8 inches (50.8 x 37.8 cm.)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Gift of Annalee Newman, 1992
Accession Number:
1992.179.1
Rights and Reproduction:
© 2011 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York
  • Signatures, Inscriptions, and Markings

    Signature: Signed (lower center): BB Newman

  • Exhibition History

    Atlanta: High Museum of Art, Jan.26-Apr.4, 1993; New York: MMA, May 4-Nov.7, 1993. ¦Abstract Expressionism: Works on Paper¦, by Lisa Mintz Messinger. cat. #27, pp.74-83.

    New York: Pace Wildenstein, Oct. 21-Nov.26, 1994; Minneapolis: Walker Art Center: Mar. 20-May 29, 1994; St. Louis Art Museum, July 1-August 28, 1994. ¦The Sublime is Now: The Early Work of Barnett Newman¦, by Jeremy Strick. Cat. #10, illus.

    Japan: The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo March 11 - June 4, 1995. ¦Abstract Expressionism: Works on Paper, Selections from the Metropolitan Museum of Art¦. Pg. 66, Fig. 36 illus. in color.

    Madrid, Spain: Fundacion Juan March, May 8 - July 2, 2000. ¦American Abstract Expressionism: Works on Paper, Selections from the Metropolitan Museum of Art¦. Exh. Cat. Pg. 85, Cat. no. 36 (illus. in color).

    Philadelphia: Philadelphia Museum of Art, March 24 - July 7, 2002; London: Tate Modern, September 19, 2002 - January 5, 2003. ¦Barnett Newman¦. Exh. cat. no. 3, p. 114, p. 117 ill. in color.

  • References

    Temkin, Ann. Barnett Newman. Philadelphia: Philadelphia Museum of Art, 2002, no. 3, p. 114, p. 117 ill. in color.

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