List of illustrations

  • Barnett Newman in his studio
  • Ballad of the Jealous Lover of Lone Green Valley
  • L.H.O.O.Q.
  • The Birthplace of Herbert Hoover
  • I See Again in Memory My Dear Udnie (Je Revois en Souvenir Ma Chère Udnie)
  • Barnett Newman's cabinet with paints and other supplies
  • Uriel
  • Uriel hanging in Newman's 100 Front Street studio
  • Newman with two celebrities from Andy Warhol's Factory
  • Bread and Fruit Dish on a Table
  • Milk Can and Apples
  • Black Lines (Schwarze Linien)
  • Suprematist Composition: White on White
  • Composition in Color A
  • Horizon Light
  • Covenant
  • Goldfish and Palette
  • Earth and Green
  • Barnett Newman, Jackson Pollock (center), and Tony Smith at Betty Parsons Gallery, New York
  • Views of Barnett Newman's first retrospective exhibition
  • Installation view of a gallery in the Kunsthalle, Basel
  • Barnett Newman: A Selection 1946–1952
  • Song
  • Arbeit macht frei
  • Black Painting
  • Barnett Newman with another teacher and students
  • Augury
  • Three Sounds (Drei Klänge)
  • Trees
  • Composition Number I, with Red and Black
  • Kwakiutl carving
  • Kwakiutl basket
  • Teresa Zarnower (right) and Peggy Guggenheim
  • ESU (Eames Storage unit) 421-C
  • Trafalgar Square
  • The Dream
  • Bathers (Les Grandes Baigneuses)
  • Zurich
  • Painting
  • Woman I
  • Acrobatic Dancers
  • Barnett Newman and his wife, Annalee
  • Christ at Emmaus
  • Onement I
  • Newman seated in his studio at 110 Wall Street, New York
  • Two Edges
  • American Collectors
  • Apatrides
  • Untitled
  • Red Umbrella
  • Barnett Newman in his West End Avenue apartment, New York
  • Barnett Newman at the Treitel-Gratz Company foundry, New York
  • Barnett Newman in conversation with Donald Gratz (right) and a worker at the Treitel-Gratz foundry
  • Onement VI
  • Untitled
  • Barnett Newman's 685 West End Avenue apartment
  • Euclidian Abyss
  • One: Number 31, 1950
  • Excavation
  • Profile of Light
  • Untitled
  • 48" Standards (#9)
  • Strike: To Roberta and Rudy
  • The Refrigerator
  • I Love You with My Ford
  • Nude
  • Brown Wall
  • Prairie
  • Hopewell culture, Mound 4, Fort Ancient earthworks, Warren County, Ohio
  • Hopewell culture, Mound 6, Fort Ancient earthworks, Warren County, Ohio
  • Ancestral figures carved in tree fern
  • The Ribbon of Excess
  • Vir Heroicus Sublimis
  • Untitled (to Charles Cowles)
  • Voice of Fire
  • Anna's Light
  • Barnett Newman (left) at Emma Lake, Saskatchewan
  • Barnett Newman in his White Street studio
  • Verso of Death of Euclid on its original Anco stretcher
  • Death of Euclid, verso; detail of right stretcher bar
  • By Twos, detail of verso
  • Recipe for a ground preparation
  • The Beginning, x-radiograph of the upper right corner
  • Onement V, verso
  • The Name II (detail)
  • Archival photograph of four of Barnett Newman's small untitled paintings of 1950
  • Barnett Newman in his studio during the early 1950s
  • Concord, detail
  • Tenth Station of the Cross, verso
  • Second Station of the Cross, verso
  • Fifth Station of the Cross, detail
  • Barnett Newman and a helper stretching a canvas
  • Barnett Newman in his studio at 110 Wall Street
  • Barnett Newman standing in front of Who's Afraid of Red, Yellow and Blue III in his studio at 100 Front Street
  • The top floor of Barnett Newman's studio at 35 White Street
  • The lowest floor of Newman's studio at 35 White Street
  • Barnett Newman observing Be I during his 1950 exhibition at the Betty Parsons Gallery
  • Tundra, detail
  • Brushes found in Barnett Newman's studio after his death
  • Untitled
  • Pagan Void
  • Genesis – The Break
  • The Beginning
  • Untitled I, 1946
  • The Word I
  • Moment
  • The Command
  • Untitled 2, 1946
  • Death of Euclid
  • Genetic Moment
  • Euclidian Abyss
  • Two Edges
  • Onement I
  • Untitled I, 1948
  • Untitled 2, 1948
  • Onement II
  • End of Silence
  • Onement III
  • Concord
  • By Twos
  • Onement IV
  • Abraham
  • Galaxy
  • Covenant
  • The Promise
  • Yellow Painting
  • Untitled I, 1949
  • The Name I
  • Untitled 2, 1949
  • Horizon Light
  • Argos
  • Dionysius
  • Be I
  • Untitled 3, 1949
  • Tundra
  • The Voice
  • The Name II
  • Untitled I, 1950
  • Untitled 2, 1950
  • Untitled 3, 1950
  • Untitled 4, 1950
  • Untitled 5, 1950
  • Joshua
  • Untitled 6, 1950
  • Eve
  • Vir Heroicus Sublimis
  • The Wild
  • The Way I
  • Day One
  • Cathedra
  • Queen of the Night I
  • Day Before One
  • Adam
  • Ulysses
  • Prometheus Bound
  • Achilles
  • Onement V
  • Onement VI
  • L'Errance
  • The Gate
  • The Word II
  • Primordial Light
  • White Fire I
  • Right Here
  • Uriel
  • Untitled I, 1955
  • Untitled 2, 1955
  • Outcry
  • The Stations of the Cross: First Station
  • The Stations of the Cross: Second Station
  • The Stations of the Cross: Third Station
  • The Stations of the Cross: Fourth Station
  • The Stations of the Cross: Fifth Station
  • The Stations of the Cross: Sixth Station
  • The Stations of the Cross: Seventh Station
  • The Stations of the Cross: Eighth Station
  • The Stations of the Cross: Ninth Station
  • The Stations of the Cross: Tenth Station
  • The Stations of the Cross: Eleventh Station
  • The Stations of the Cross: Twelfth Station
  • The Stations of the Cross: Thirteenth Station
  • The Stations of the Cross: Fourteenth Station
  • Be II
  • The Stations of the Cross: First Station
  • The Stations of the Cross: Second Station
  • The Stations of the Cross: Third Station
  • The Stations of the Cross: Fourth Station
  • White Fire II
  • Treble
  • Shining Forth (To George)
  • Black Fire I
  • Noon-Light
  • The Stations of the Cross: Fifth Station
  • The Stations of the Cross: Sixth Station
  • Not There – Here
  • The Moment I
  • The Third
  • The Three
  • The Station
  • The Stations of the Cross: Seventh Station
  • The Stations of the Cross: Eighth Station
  • Be II
  • Tertia
  • White Fire III
  • The Stations of the Cross: Ninth Station
  • The Stations of the Cross: Tenth Station
  • The Stations of the Cross: Eleventh Station
  • Triad
  • The Stations of the Cross: Twelfth Station
  • Now I
  • The Stations of the Cross: Thirteenth Station
  • The Stations of the Cross: Fourteenth Station
  • Who's Afraid of Red, Yellow and Blue I
  • Who's Afraid of Red, Yellow and Blue II
  • Profile of Light
  • Now II
  • Voice of Fire
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  • Queen of the Night II
  • White and Hot
  • Who's Afraid of Red, Yellow and Blue III
  • Anna's Light
  • White Fire IV
  • Shimmer Bright
  • Yellow Edge
  • Jericho
  • Chartres
  • The Moment II
  • The Way II
  • Who's Afraid of Red, Yellow and Blue IV
  • Be I (Second Version)
  • Midnight Blue
  • Untitled I, 1970
  • Untitled
  • Untitled
  • Untitled
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  • The Blessing
  • Untitled
  • Untitled
  • The Song of Orpheus
  • The Slaying of Osiris
  • Untitled
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  • Gea
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  • Untitled (The Break)
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  • Untitled (The Cry)
  • Untitled
  • Untitled
  • Untitled (Euclidian Abyss I)
  • Untitled (Euclidian Abyss 2)
  • Untitled (Euclidian Abyss 3)
  • Untitled
  • Untitled (Onement I)
  • Untitled
  • Untitled (The Moment)
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  • Untitled (The Name)
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  • 18 Cantos: Title Page
  • 18 Cantos: Preface
  • 18 Cantos: Canto I
  • 18 Cantos: Canto II
  • 18 Cantos: Canto III
  • 18 Cantos: Canto IV
  • 18 Cantos: Canto V
  • 18 Cantos: Canto VI
  • 18 Cantos: Canto VII
  • 18 Cantos: Trial proof related to Canto VII
  • 18 Cantos: Trial proof related to Canto VII
  • 18 Cantos: Canto VIII
  • 18 Cantos: Canto IX
  • 18 Cantos: Canto X
  • 18 Cantos: Canto XI
  • 18 Cantos: Canto XII
  • 18 Cantos: Canto XIII
  • 18 Cantos: Canto XIV
  • 18 Cantos: Canto XV
  • 18 Cantos: Canto XVI
  • 18 Cantos: Canto XVII
  • 18 Cantos: Canto XVIII
  • The Moment
  • Note I
  • Note II
  • Trial proof related to Note II
  • Note III
  • Note IV
  • Note V
  • Note VI
  • Note VII
  • Note VIII (State I)
  • Note VIII (State II)
  • Note IX (State I)
  • Note IX (State II)
  • Note IX (State III)
  • Note X (State I)
  • Note X (State II)
  • Note XI (State I)
  • Note XI (State II)
  • Note XII (State I)
  • Note XI (State II)
  • Trial proof
  • Trial proof
  • Untitled Etching I
  • Untitled Etching 2
  • Trial proof related to Untitled Etching 2
  • Here I
  • Here I (To Marcia)
  • Here I (To Marcia), Detail of Base
  • Broken Obelisk
  • Broken Obelisk
  • Broken Obelisk
  • Broken Obelisk
  • Broken Obelisk
  • Broken Obelisk
  • Here II
  • Here II
  • Here III
  • Here III
  • Lace Curtain for Mayor Daley, Alternate View
  • Lace Curtain for Mayor Daley
  • Lace Curtain for Mayor Daley, Detail
  • Zim Zum I
  • Zim Zum I, Alternate View
  • Zim Zum II
  • Zim Zum II, Alternate View
  • Model for a synagogue
  • Model for a synagogue, Detail
  • Model for a synagogue, Alternate View
  • Unfinished Painting
  • Unfinished Painting
  • Unfinished Painting
  • Unfinished Painting
  • Pencil sketch on paper, recto
  • Pencil sketch on paper, verso
  • Pastel sketch on ruled paper from a spiral-bound notebook
  • Pastel sketch on ruled paper from a spiral-bound notebook
  • Sketch in brush and ink and colored crayon on paper
  • Sketch in pen and brush and ink on paper
  • Pencil sketch on paper, recto
  • Pencil sketch on paper, verso
  • Pencil sketch on ruled paper with two punch holes
  • Pen-and-ink sketch on ruled paper with two punch holes
  • Pen-and-ink sketch on paper, recto
  • Pen-and-ink sketch on paper, verso
  • Pencil sketch on an envelope, recto
  • Pencil sketch on an envelope, verso
  • Pencil sketch on ruled paper in a spiral-bound notebook
  • Sketch in pencil and colored crayon on a folded sheet of typewriter paper
  • Pencil sketch on paper, recto
  • Pencil sketch on paper, verso
  • Pencil sketch on paper with folding creases
  • Portrait of Mark Rothko
  • Christmas greetings to Betty Parsons
  • Pen-and-ink sketch on paper
  • Pen-and-ink sketch on paper
  • Pen-and-ink sketch on paper
  • Pen-and-ink sketch on paper
  • Pen-and-ink sketch on paper
  • Pencil sketch on paper
  • Pencil sketch on paper
  • Pencil sketch on ruled paper
  • Pencil sketch on ruled paper
  • Pencil sketch on paper
  • Pencil sketch on paper
  • Pencil sketch on paper
  • Sketch in pencil and blue crayon on paper
  • Sketch in blue ballpoint pen and pen and ink on paper
  • Sketch in pen and ink and blue ballpoint pen on paper
  • Unknown
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  • Design for a title page
  • Design for a title page
  • Design for a title page
  • Folio 14 from In Memory of My Feelings: A Selection of Poems by Frank O'Hara
  • Drawing for Frank O'Hara's poem Sleeping on the Wing
  • Exploratory drawing for a Frank O'Hara memorial publication
  • Exploratory drawing for a Frank O'Hara memorial publication
  • Exploratory drawing for a Frank O'Hara memorial publication
  • Exploratory drawing for a Frank O'Hara memorial publication
  • Exploratory drawing for a Frank O'Hara memorial publication
  • Exploratory drawing for a Frank O'Hara memorial publication
  • Exploratory drawing for a Frank O'Hara memorial publication
  • Exploratory drawing for a Frank O'Hara memorial publication
  • Exploratory drawing for a Frank O'Hara memorial publication
  • Exploratory drawing for a Frank O'Hara memorial publication
  • Preliminary drawing for the dust-jacket illustration of Collected Poems by Basil Bunting
  • Dust-jacket illustration for Collected Poems by Basil Bunting
  • Sketch in felt pen (?), blue ballpoint pen, and pen and ink on onionskin, recto
  • Sketch in felt pen (?), blue ballpoint pen, and pen and ink on onionskin, verso
  • Pen-and-ink sketch on paper
  • Broken Obelisk
  • Pencil sketch on paper, recto
  • Pencil sketch on paper, verso
  • Pencil sketch on paper
  • Pencil sketch on ruled yellow paper
  • Pencil sketch on paper
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~A catalogue raisonné not only visually represents all the works that an artist has created and chosen to preserve but also marshals all the ascertainable facts about their date, medium, size, and ownership. A complete exhibition and publication history are ideally included for each work, providing information about its critical reception. Such a...
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~Many generously contributed to the preparation of this essay. For memories of Barnett Newman and those close to him, I thank especially Robert Murray, Pierre Schneider, Alan P. Power, and Joanna Koss, as well as Sylvia Pollock, Piero Dorazio, and Everett Ellin. A number of fellow Newman scholars were particularly helpful in sharing their thoughts and offering good...
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In its spatial and temporal senses, the prefix meta signifies “beyond”: situated after, past, above, underneath, or even behind something else. Applied to a concept or category, meta usually identifies a set of issues, operations, or objects that supersede or transcend whatever else corresponds to the type. The merely “beyond” becomes the...
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He was trying to find out who he was,” Annalee Newman said. This was the “meta” beyond the physical materiality of Newman’s art
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~To read Newman’s writings of the late 1940s is to become familiar with a certain vocabulary applied to a certain set of themes: he speaks repeatedly of terror, tragedy, and despair as the human content of art; of the need to act and the futility of acting; of the search for the self and the desire to become self-aware; and of the artist’s mission to...
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Barnett Newman’s remarks about the work of Dan Flavin in September 1969 reveal...
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Drawings
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Graphics
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Sculptures
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Architectural Model
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Unidentified Works, Unfinished Paintings, and Ephemera
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Exhibition History
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Key to the Short Titles of Exhibitions and Literature
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Barnett Newman’s Library
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