Montana Alexander with Barnett Newman

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Montana Alexander – Partner, Heather James Fine Art speaks about Barnett Newman’s painting Galaxy

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BARNETT NEWMAN (1905-1970)

 
BARNETT NEWMAN - Galaxy - oil on canvas - 24 x 20 in. BARNETT NEWMAN - Galaxy - oil on canvas - 24 x 20 in. BARNETT NEWMAN - Galaxy - oil on canvas - 24 x 20 in. BARNETT NEWMAN - Galaxy - oil on canvas - 24 x 20 in. BARNETT NEWMAN - Galaxy - oil on canvas - 24 x 20 in. BARNETT NEWMAN - Galaxy - oil on canvas - 24 x 20 in. BARNETT NEWMAN - Galaxy - oil on canvas - 24 x 20 in. BARNETT NEWMAN - Galaxy - oil on canvas - 24 x 20 in. BARNETT NEWMAN - Galaxy - oil on canvas - 24 x 20 in. BARNETT NEWMAN - Galaxy - oil on canvas - 24 x 20 in.
Galaxy194924 x 20 in.(60.96 x 50.8 x 3.18 cm) oil on canvas
Provenance
Mr. and Mrs. Tony Smith, New Jersey, gift off the artist
Christie's, New York, May 5, 1982, Lot 15, consigned by the above
The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. Collection, New York
Pace Gallery, New York
Private Collection, acquired from the above, January 1995
Sotheby's New York: Wednesday, May 16, 2018
Private Collection
Exhibition
Bennington, Vermont, New Gallery, Bennington College, Barnett Newman: First Retrospective Exhibition, May 1958
New York, French and Company, Inc., Barnett Newman: A Selection, 1946-1952,
...More... March - April 1959
New York, Allan Stone Gallery, Newman - de Kooning, October - November 1962, p. 8, no. 8, illustrated
New York, The Museum of Modern Art; Amsterdam, Stedelijk Musem; London, The Tate Gallery; and Paris, Centre National d'Art Contemporain, Galerie Nationales d'exposition du Grand Palais, Barnett Newman, October 1971 - December 1972, p. 58, illustrated (New York), p. 48, no. 14, illustrated (Amsterdam), p. 35, no. 14, illustrated (London), and p. 47, no. 14, illustrated (Paris)
Chicago, Museum of Contemporary Art, Negotiating Rapture: The Power of Art to Transform Lives, June - October 1996, p. 142, no. 59, illustrated in color
New York, Craig F. Starr Gallery, Barnett Newman Paintings, October - December 2011, n.p. (text), n.p. illustrated in color
Chicago, Museum of Contemporary Art, MCA DNA: New York School, June - September 2012
London, Royal Academy of Arts; and Bilbao, Guggenheim Museum, Abstract Expressionism, September 2016 - June 2017, p. 174, no. 41, illustrated in color
Literature
Lawrence Alloway, "Notes on Barnett Newman," Art International 13, Summer 1969, p. 35, no. 6
Exh. Cat., Albany, New York State Museum, New York, the State of Art: The New York School, October 1977 - January 1978, p. 35
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 at Chapel Hill, 1974, pp. 93-95, 97, 98, 100, 114, no. 94, 155
Harold Rosenberg, Barnett Newman, New York, 1978, p. 98, no. 58, illustrated in color (in incorrect orientation)
Madeleine Deschamps, "B. Newman entre le texte et le zip," Art Press, Paris, 1980, p. 22, no. 35
Andrew Benjamin, Ed., "Newman: The Instant," The Llyotard Reader, Oxford and Cambridge, 1989, p. 101
Armine Haase, "Marats Badewanne," Kunstforum International, 1992, p. 136, no. 119
Thomas McEvilley, The Exile's Return: Toward a Redefinition of Painting for the Post-Modern Era, Cambridge, 1993, p. 26, 40, 41
Jonathan Fineberg, "Barnett Newman," Art Since 1940: Strategies of Being, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, 1995, p. 102, no. 4.14, illustrated
Mollie McNickle, "The Mind and Art of Barnett Newman (Ph.D. dissertation)," University of Pennsylvania, 1996, p. 241
Yve-Alain Bois, "Here to There and Back," Artforum, March 2002, p. 108 (text)
Exh. Cat., Philadelphia, Philadelphia Museum of Art (and travelling), Barnett Newman, 2002, p. 52 (text), p. 53, illustrated (in installation at Bennington College, 1958), and 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, and 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, pp. 192-193, no. 24, illustrated in color
Yve-Alain Bois, "On Two Paintings by Barnett Newman," October 108, Spring 2004, p. 28, illustrated
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