|Moment, 1946, Barnett Newman|
|Horizon Light, 1949, Barnett Newman|
|Only in a gallery setting, juxtaposed against human proportions, can the immense scale of|
Newman's paintings be appreciated.
Newman died in 1970, the fledgling Minimalist movement of the time a fitting tribute to his memory. His epitaph, written by a New York critic read: "Barnett Newman...work(ed) with emptiness as if it were a substance."