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Introduction
Robert Ryman (May 30, 1930 – February 8, 2019) was an American painter identified with the movements of monochrome painting, minimalism, and conceptual art. He was best known for abstract, white-on-white paintings. He lived and worked in New York City.
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Introduction
Ryman's paintings are reduced to strict formalism: they are mostly white and usually square. He intended to become a jazz musician and played with Lennie Tristano in the 1950s, but an encounter with the paintings of Mark Rothko caused him to begin painting.
Nationality
American
Gender
Male
Roles
Artist, Musician, Graphic Artist, Painter
Names
Robert Ryman, Robert Tracy Ryman
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500118752
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