Barnett Newman

1905 - 1970

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Barnett Newman (January 29, 1905 – July 4, 1970) was an American artist. He is seen as one of the major figures in abstract expressionism and one of the foremost of the color field painters. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Barnett Newman has received more than 507,733 page views. His biography is available in 27 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 26 in 2019). Barnett Newman is the 32nd most popular artist (up from 35th in 2019), the 1,378th most popular biography from United States (up from 1,619th in 2019) and the 4th most popular American Artist.

Barnett Newman is most famous for his series of paintings called "The Stations of the Cross."

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Among artists, Barnett Newman ranks 32 out of 77Before him are Émile Gallé, Ulay, Akira Yoshizawa, Bernt Notke, Edward Burne-Jones, and Méret Oppenheim. After him are Ai Weiwei, John Heartfield, Jeff Koons, Jean-Michel Basquiat, Louis Comfort Tiffany, and Theo Jansen.

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Among people born in 1905, Barnett Newman ranks 46Before him are Carl Gustav Hempel, Albrecht Mertz von Quirnheim, Dalton Trumbo, Otto Preminger, Prince John of the United Kingdom, and James J. Braddock. After him are Sebastian Shaw, Princess Margarita of Greece and Denmark, Heinz Lammerding, Wolfram Sievers, Hans Urs von Balthasar, and Ivan Serov. Among people deceased in 1970, Barnett Newman ranks 55Before him are Erich Heckel, Kiyoo Kanda, B. H. Liddell Hart, Jean Giono, Francis Peyton Rous, and Tarjei Vesaas. After him are Nikolay Shvernik, Pedro Cea, Richard Neutra, Elsa Triolet, Leslie Groves, and Fritz Bayerlein.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Barnett Newman ranks 1,378 out of 15,968Before him are Martha Gellhorn (1908), John Sturges (1910), William Tecumseh Sherman (1820), Angelo Badalamenti (1937), Paul Berg (1926), and Betty Ford (1918). After him are Aileen Wuornos (1956), Bubba Smith (1945), Mildred Harris (1901), Joseph Franklin Rutherford (1869), Robert Whittaker (1920), and Herbert Blomstedt (1927).

Among ARTISTS In United States

Among artists born in United States, Barnett Newman ranks 4Before him are Andy Warhol (1928), Roy Lichtenstein (1923), and Keith Haring (1958). After him are Jeff Koons (1955), Jean-Michel Basquiat (1960), Louis Comfort Tiffany (1848), James Montgomery Flagg (1877), Judy Chicago (1939), Vito Acconci (1940), Robert Indiana (1928), and Gilbert Baker (1951).