Robert Sterling Neuman was an Abstract Expressionist painter. Robert Neuman was born in a mining town called Kellogg, Idaho in the year 1926. His parents owned a hardware store.
The artist began his collegiate studies at the University of Idaho. Neuman also attended the California College of Arts and Crafts located in Oakland. In his post graduate studies Neuman took courses at the San Francisco College of Fine Arts, and also Mills College.
Neuman served in the Army Air Corps towards the end of World War Two. He was honorably discharged in 1946.
Although he is grouped as an Abstract Expressionist painter the artist often worked with certain themes or motifs in mind. He also enjoyed portraying the figure in an abstract style.
Neuman was a recipient of a Fulbright Fellowship. He also was the recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship.
The artist was also a professor at Harvard University, Keene State College, and Brown University.
Below we visit an exhibition by Robert Neuman titled The Ship to Paradise:
Robert Neuman passed away in 2015. He was 88 years of age.
Robert Neuman was a fantastic painter with a great sense of design. His work has a great sense of feeling and movement. Neuman also exhibited a wonderful use of color in his art.
My favorite designs by the artists are his works featuring many circles broken down into more complex shapes.