Robert Ryman is active/lives in New York, Tennessee. Robert Ryman is known for non objective-minimal to zero painting.
Ryman was born in Nashville, Tennessee on May 30, 1930. He comes from a
middle-class family; his father was a business man, his mother a
amateur pianist. She fostered his early interest in music which was in
the area of jazz. He studied the saxaphone for two years at Tennessee
colleges. He attended the Tennessee Polytechnic Institute in
Cooksville, Tennessee from 1948 to 1949 and the Peabody College for
Teachers in Nashville from 1949 to 1950. He also served in the United
States Army from 1950 to 1952 after which he moved to New York City.
he arrived in Manhattan in 1952, he had no idea he would become a
painter since he knew virtually nothing about visual art. Wandering
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