Robert Ryman (b. 1930) is amongst the most influential American artists of the past century. He has engaged with minimalist and abstract expressionist tendencies throughout his lifetime, but defined his own route independently to these movements, with material and light being at the core of his practice. In his own words, it is not about “what to paint but only about how to paint”. Ryman has explored the various possible uses of the most… Read more
About the artwork
Taking its name from a street in New York where artists such as Barnett Newman lived, this subtle screenprint epitomizes Robert Ryman's delicate engagement with the elementary components of art-making.