Ronald D. Newman 1996 Two-Panel Oil on Canvas "Fire" Abstract Painting


A two-panel oil on canvas painting by the American artist Ronald D. Newman (1937-2021). Dated 1996, this frenetic abstract painting is titled Fire and features red and yellow flame-like designs throughout. Both of the panels are signed, titled, and dated to the verso. 

Born in Philipsburg, Pennsylvania, Ronald D. Newman (born 1937) began his artistic life studying at the Art Institute of Pittsburgh where he studied under the well-known and celebrated art teacher Joseph C. Fitzpatrick. Newman went on to attend the Columbus College of Art and Design in Columbus, Ohio where he received a BFA in painting in 1961. He went on to continue his studies at the Cranbrook Academy of Art, where he focused on lithography, and then the Kansas Art Institute. Newman returned to the Columbus College of Art and Design as an instructor before he went on to attend the Instituto Allende in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico where he received an MFA in painting in 1977. 



228" x 78" (both panels); 114" x 78" (single panel).

Condition notes:

Age appropriate wear. There is a crack in one of the stretcher bars. Other wear present.

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