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Palm Springs Life

Palm Springs Life - 28 Jun 2017
In 1995, Palm Springs Art Museum curator Michael Vakian staged an exciting retrospective of her paintings that traveled on to other museums and proved to the public that Pelton's work equaled that of her contemporaries, O'Keeffe and Agnes Martin.
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The Ethereal Genius of Craig Taborn

New York Times - 22 Jun 2017
Taborn had suggested that we see the Agnes Martin retrospective, and soon I understood why. Her pale, austere, meditative canvases, based on slight variations of the grid, exhibited a faith, very much shared by Taborn, in the radiant effects that can ...
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Joyner neighborhood opens homes, gardens for tour

Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal - 02 Jun 2017
“The buckeyes are here because of Agnes,” Martin said. “Her father carried a buckeye in his pocket all of his life.” One unusual tree in Martins' yard is a 45-year-old live oak. “We got a bucket of azaleas from Prichard, Alabama, in 1972, and in it was ...
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National Museum of Norway

E-Flux - 12 Jun 2017
One of them was Agnes Martin, who applied paint with small gestures that quivers with rhythm and life. This section of the exhibition explores works by Ellsworth Kelly, Agnes Martin, Yayoi Kusama, Robert Ryman, Jacob Schmidt, Sean Scully and Richard ...
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What to See in New York Art Galleries This Week

New York Times - 22 Jun 2017
They intimated a talented hobbyist, and seemed unlikely to eclipse the historical importance of Parsons's Manhattan art gallery, which staged often momentous exhibitions of important New York artists, including Jackson Pollock, Agnes Martin and Richard ...
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Block Museum to explore 'William Blake and the Age of Aquarius'

Northwestern University NewsCenter - 19 Jun 2017
Artists and musicians as diverse as Diane Arbus, Bruce Conner, Jay DeFeo, Robert Frank, Allen Ginsberg, Stanley William Hayter, Jimi Hendrix, Agnes Martin, Ad Reinhardt, Maurice Sendak, The Doors and The Fugs will be featured, united by the influence ...
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The secret behind Lucio Fontana's works

Financial Times - 09 Jun 2017
He likens the sentences to the titles that artists such as Josef Albers or Agnes Martin gave to otherwise nondescript paintings. Fontana's titles are more universal. Every work is called a “Concetto Spaziale” (Spatial Concept), with a subtitle such as ...
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Agnes Martin, a Matter-of-Fact Mystic

The New Yorker - 10 Oct 2016
The abstract painter Agnes Martin died in 2004, at the age of ninety-two, and a new retrospective at the Guggenheim Museum affirms that the greatness of her work has only amplified in the years since. That's something of a surprise: no setting would ...
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'Minimal Mostly' exhibit highlights Minimalism and its legacy

Rochester City Newspaper - 31 May 2017
The work of Agnes Martin is arguably the most stripped-down, purest, and most orderly in the show. Her screenprints, from a series called "On a Clear Day," read like a piece of lined paper, a musical staff, or charts, and function as a resting place or ...
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Agnes Martin: Night Sea

Brooklyn Rail - 28 May 2017
Despite her prominence within the contemporary art canon, Agnes Martin nonetheless remains something of an “artist's artist,” her work revered more by critics and practitioners than those uninitiated to modern art, to whom her spare abstractions can ...
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The Joy of Reading Between Agnes Martin's Lines

New York Times - 06 Oct 2016
That was the terse advice that the painter Agnes Martin gave to anyone coming to her paintings, more than 100 of which are now floating up the ramps of the Guggenheim Museum rotunda in the most out-of-this-world-beautiful retrospective I've seen in ...

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