Neuman’s Monuments in New York at Allan Stone Projects

Exciting news! Robert S. Neuman’s Study for Monument to No One in Particular (1966) [pictured left] is on display at Allan Stone Projects through April 2, 2018 in their latest exhibition Draughtsmanship: Selected Drawings from Allan Stone Collection.

A celebration of mid to late 20th century drawing, this exhibition places Neuman alongside contemporaries  Willem de Kooning, Richard Estes, Arshile Gorky and Wayne Thiebaud.

Best known as a painter, Neuman’s drawings provide unique insight into his technical prowess as an artist and the formal concerns that underlie his entire body of work.

His passion for the arts was first stirred by putting pencil to paper in the most incongruous of surroundings: his parents’ hardware store in Idaho. There, he passed the hours after school amidst the shelves and sawdust by listening to Dick Tracy and Popeye on the radio, all the while making sketches inspired by their adventures.