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ID: 500118752
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/ulan/500118752

 

Record Type: Person
Ryman, Robert (American painter and printmaker, 1930-2019)

Note: Ryman's paintings are reduced to strict formalism: they are mostly white and usually square. He intended to become a jazz musician and played with Lennie Tristano in the 1950s, but an encounter with the paintings of Mark Rothko caused him to begin painting.

Names:
Ryman, Robert (preferred,V,index,LC,English-P,NA,U)
Robert Ryman (V,display,LC)
Ryman, Robert Tracy (V)
ריימן, רוברט (U,Hebrew-P,NA,U)

Nationalities:
American (preferred)

Roles:
artist (preferred)
painter
printmaker
musician

Gender: male

Birth and Death Places:
Born:  Nashville-Davidson (Davidson county, Tennessee, United States) (inhabited place)

Related People or Corporate Bodies:
parent of ....  Ryman, Cordy  
................  (artist, active 20th century) [500391165]
parent of ....  Ryman, Will  
................  (artist, active 20th century) [500391167]
spouse of ....  Lippard, Lucy R.  1960-1966
................  (American art critic, born 1937) [500340575]
spouse of ....  Wagner, Merrill  
................  (American painter, born 1935) [500058940]

List/Hierarchical Position:
 ....  Persons, Artists
 ........  Ryman, Robert (I)

Biographies:
(American painter and printmaker, 1930-2019) ..... [VP Preferred]
(American painter, b.1930) ..... [BHA]
(American artist, 20th cent.) ..... [WCP]
(American artist, b.1930) ..... [WCI]
(American artist, born 1930) ..... [WL-Courtauld]
(American painter) ..... [Grove Art]
(artist, born 1930) ..... [GRL]
(artist) ..... [GRI Special Collections]
(artist, active 20th century) ..... [GRISC]
(American painter, born 1930) ..... [IMJ]
(American artist, born 1930) ..... [MoMA]

Additional Names:

Sources and Contributors:
ריימן, רוברט ........ [IMJ]
........................  Israel Museum Jerusalem database
Robert Ryman ........ [GRISC Preferred, MoMA, VP]
..........................  Artists, Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) New York (2000-)
..........................  GRI Special Collections Finding Aids databases (1980-) 940004; 940004
..........................  Harald Szeemann papers, Finding Aid, GRI Special Collections (2011-)
..........................  Whitney Biennial Exhibition (1987) 193
Ryman, Robert ........ [BHA Preferred, GRISC, GRL Preferred, Grove Art Preferred, IMJ Preferred, MoMA Preferred, VP Preferred, WCI Preferred, WCP Preferred, WL-Courtauld Preferred]
............................  Artists, Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) New York (2000-)
............................  Database for the Witt Checklist of Painters c. 1200-1976 (1978-)
............................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
............................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
............................  Harald Szeemann papers, Finding Aid, GRI Special Collections (2011-)
............................  Israel Museum Jerusalem database
............................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) n 81127660
............................  Whitney Biennial Exhibition (1987) 193
............................  Witt Library, Authority files
Ryman, Robert Tracy ........ [VP]
.......................................  New York Times [online] (2000-) obit.

Subject: ........ [BHA, Gallery Systems, GRISC, GRL, Grove Art, IMJ, MoMA, VP, WCI, WCP, WL-Courtauld]
....................  Cummings, Contemporary American Artists (1988) 1988
....................  Database for the Witt Checklist of Painters c. 1200-1976 (1978-)
....................  Gallery Systems (2000-) LOC ID: n81127660
....................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
....................  GRI Special Collections Finding Aids databases (1980-)
....................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
....................  Grove Dictionary of Art online (1999-2002) Accessed 5/01
....................  Harald Szeemann papers, Finding Aid, GRI Special Collections (2011-)
....................  Israel Museum Jerusalem database
....................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) LOC ID: n81127660
....................  Naylor, Contemporary Artists (1989) 1989
....................  Whitney Biennial Exhibition (1987) 193
....................  Who's Who in American Art (1936-) 1989-1990
....................  Witt Library, Authority files
 
Note:
English .......... [VP, WL-Courtauld]
.......... Grove Dictionary of Art online (1999-2002) 'Ryman, Robert" Accessed 05/01
.......... New York Times [online] (2000-) obit: "Robert Ryman"; Feb. 9, 2019
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