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Collection: American Art
Date: 1941
Artist/Maker: Arnold Newman
Classification: Photographs

Although Arnold Newman photographed some of the most famous and powerful individuals of the late twentieth century, artists were among his favorite subjects. They were accessible, willing, and supportive. “I have never been interested in simply photographing personalities. It is more important for me to interpret my subjects with all the creative controls I have at my disposal. I select certain people because they lend themselves to the visual concepts I wish to express.

Collection: American Art
Date: 1982
Artist/Maker: Carl Andre
Classification: Prints

Carl Andre, along with fellow sculptors Donald Judd, Robert Morris, Dan Flavin, and Sol Lewitt, is unfailingly named as a major minimalist artist. Minimalism emerged during the post-Abstract Expressionism period and was most crucial during the 1960s and 1970s, although some practitioners continue to work as minimalists.