Robert Ryman

born 1930

Robert Ryman, 'Ledger' 1982
Ledger 1982
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Robert Ryman (born May 30, 1930) is an American painter identified with the movements of monochrome painting, minimalism, and conceptual art. He is best known for abstract, white-on-white paintings. He lives and works in New York.

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