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Who is Ad Reinhardt?
Ad Reinhardt: Adolph Frederick Reinhardt was an abstract painter active in New York beginning in the 1930s and continuing through the 1960s. He was a member of the American Abstract Artists and was a part of the movement centered on the Betty Parsons Gallery that became known as abstract expressionism. He was also a founding member of the Artist's Club. He wrote and lectured extensively on art and was a major influence on conceptual art, minimal art and monochrome painting. Most famous for his "black" or "ultimate" paintings, he claimed to be painting the "last paintings" that anyone can paint. He believed in a philosophy of art he called Art-as-Art and used his writing and satirical cartoons to advocate for abstract art and against what he described as "the disreputable practices of artists-as-artists".
- also known as Ad F. Reinhardt
- born on (102 years ago) in Buffalo
- nationality: United States of America
- profession: Artist, visual artist
- died on (48 years ago) in Manhattan
- written works: "Symptoms of interference, conditions of possibility", "Art-as-art", "10 screenprints", "Ad Reinhardt", "Ad Reinhardt, 1945-1951", "Ad Reinhardt: black paintings, 1951-1967"
- award: - Guggenheim Fellowship for Creative Arts, US & Canada (Fine Arts)
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by Richard Kostelanetz
Exhibition Catalogs: Ad Reinhardt: 25 Years of Abstract Painting. New York: Betty Parson Gallery, 1960,- Lippard ...
by Steve Luck
Barnett NEWMAN, Ad Reinhardt, and Mark ROTI-IKO were more contemplative. Absurd, Theater of the Dramatic and literary critical term developed from the philosophy of Albert CAMUS to desciibe discordant human experience in an inhuman ...
by Peter R. Eisenstadt, Laura-Eve Moss
Although its exploration of new geometric forms was mainly sculptural, minimalism also involved nonrepresentational painters Ellsworth Kelly, Brice Marden, Agnes Martin, Ad Reinhardt, Robert Ryman, and Frank Stella. The Storm King Art ...
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If some student came up and wanted to know where to study painting, you'd want to suggest someplace, but there's no place. I wouldn't know where to send a student to study. (Ad Reinhardt)
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