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 (no͞o′mən, nyo͞o′-), Alfred 1900-1970.
American composer of more than 200 film scores, including Academy Award-winning adaptations of the musicals The King and I (1956) and Camelot (1967).

New·man

 (no͞o′mən, nyo͞o′-), John Henry 1801-1890.
British prelate and theologian. A founder of the Oxford Movement, he converted to Roman Catholicism (1845) and was made a cardinal (1879).

Newman

, Paul Leonard 1925-2008.
American actor and director who starred in such films as Cool Hand Luke (1967), The Sting (1973), and The Color of Money (1986), for which he won an Academy Award.

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1. (Biography) Barnet. 1905–70, US painter, a founder of Abstract Expressionism: his paintings include the series Stations of the Cross (1965–66)
2. (Biography) John Henry. 1801–90, British theologian and writer. Originally an Anglican minister, he was a prominent figure in the Oxford Movement. He became a Roman Catholic (1845) and a priest (1847) and was made a cardinal (1879). His writings include the spiritual autobiography Apologia pro vita sua (1864), a treatise on the nature of belief, The Grammar of Assent (1870), and hymns
3. (Biography) Paul. 1925–2008, US film actor and director, who appeared in such films as Hud (1963), Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969), The Sting (1973), The Verdict (1982), The Color of Money (1986), Nobody's Fool (1994), and Road to Perdition (2002)

New•man

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John Henry, Cardinal, 1801–90, English theologian and author.
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2.Newman - English prelate and theologian who (with John Keble and Edward Pusey) founded the Oxford movementNewman - English prelate and theologian who (with John Keble and Edward Pusey) founded the Oxford movement; Newman later turned to Roman Catholicism and became a cardinal (1801-1890)
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Flip the painting on its side and the line in the red earth resembles a Barnett Newman zip.
Often overlooked in histories of abstract expressionism is the role that anarchism as a philosophy played in the art of postwar American painters like Barnett Newman.
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While a number of these artists are of Jewish heritage--Alfred Stieglitz, Mark Rothko, Barnett Newman, Wallace Berman and others--the exhibition also includes a number of artists of diverse beliefs.
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Looking at the work of European artists including Moritz Daniel Oppenheim and Maurycy Gottlieb, Camille Pissarro and Marc Chagall, those in the United States, such as Miriam Schapiro and Eva Hesse, Barnett Newman, and Archie Rand, and contemporary Israeli artists, Jewish Art: A Modern History examines a complex subject.
Works in the exhibition representing his impact on American art are by artists Carl Andre, Alexander Calder, John Baldessari, Donald Judd, Sol LeWitt, Ed Ruscha, Barnett Newman, David Smith, and Frank Stella, among others.
106); however, this argument is weakened by the fact that artists such as Barnett Newman explicitly rejected the label of "Jewish artist" and so the connection between his art and the Holocaust is thus hard to prove--in other words, there is no causal link between the Holocaust and these artists' choice to use abstraction in their art rather than figuration.
In New York, where she settled in 1954, she was close to the minimalist abstract painter Barnett Newman, who was a schoolfriend of her America husband.
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ENCOUNTERING THE SIMPLY COMPOSED Covenant by Barnett Newman could elicit the classic art joke: "I could do that.