Robert Ryman, Relentlessly Inventive Abstract Painter, Is Dead at 88

Issue no2
April - May 2019
Magisch Realisme

Robert Ryman, Relentlessly Inventive Abstract Painter, Is Dead at 88.

Over the course of the more than half-century of relentless experimentation that followed, Ryman radically expanded the possibilities of abstract painting, continuously rethinking how it could be made and what it could look like, even while seeming to confine himself to a single color: white. His death on Friday, in New York, at the age of 88, brings to a close one of the singular careers in postwar America art.

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