Robert Ryman: Works on Paper 1957-1964

Robert Ryman: Works on Paper 1957-1964

by Robert Ryman
     
 

The works in this exhibition catalogue record the time when Robert Ryman, then in his early twenties, was formulating his disciplined approach to painting. On off-white and translucent materials including wallpaper, a circular coffee filter, newsprint and mylar, Ryman drew, tooled, brushed and pressed his marks using a flat table to support the work. His decision to… See more details below

Overview

The works in this exhibition catalogue record the time when Robert Ryman, then in his early twenties, was formulating his disciplined approach to painting. On off-white and translucent materials including wallpaper, a circular coffee filter, newsprint and mylar, Ryman drew, tooled, brushed and pressed his marks using a flat table to support the work. His decision to use the square as a consistent format for non-narrative work was set, and while he sporadically used color in these earliest works, he subsequently chose white almost exclusively in the process of eliminating all that was superfluous to a painting.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780935875225
Publisher:
Blum, Peter Edition
Publication date:
06/15/2004
Pages:
72
Product dimensions:
8.10(w) x 10.70(h) x 0.60(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

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