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Newman, Barnett

Syllabification: New·man, Barnett
Pronunciation: /ˈn(y)o͞omən
 
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Definition of Newman, Barnett in English:

( 1905–70), US painter. A seminal figure in color-field painting, he juxtaposed large blocks of uniform color with narrow marginal strips of contrasting colors, such as in Who’s Afraid of Red, Yellow, and Blue III (1966–67).

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