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Born New York City January 29, 1905.

1922-26 Studied at the Art Student’s League, New York (with Duncan Smith, John Sloan, William von Schlegel).

1927 B.A. City College of New York

1941 Graduate work at Cornell University

1948 Co-founder with William Baziotes, Robert Motherwell, Mark Rothko, David Hare of “Subjects of the Artist” art school.

1959 Leader of the Artists’ Workshop for the University of Saskatchewan, Canada.


1950 Betty Parsons Gallery, New York.

1951 Betty Parsons Gallery, New York.

1958 Bennington College, Bennington, Vermont, Barnett Newman: First Retrospective Exhibition.

1959 French & Company, New York, Barnett Newman: A Selection 1946-52. 

1962 Allan Stone Gallery, New York, Newman-de Kooning.

1966 Guggenheim Museum, New York, Barnett Newman: The Stations of the Cross, lema sabachthani.


1947 The Art Institute of Chicago, Illinois, Abstract and Surrealist American Art.

1950 Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota, American Painting.

1957 The Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minneapolis, Minn. American Painting, 1945-57.

1958 Carnegie Institute, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, The 1958 Pittsburgh Bicentennial International Exhibition of Contemporary Painting and Sculpture. (hors de concours)