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Agnes Martin

Published by Yale University Press
ISBN 10: 0300151055 / ISBN 13: 9780300151053
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Title: Agnes Martin

Publisher: Yale University Press

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: New

Book Type: Hardcover

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Hardcover. 268 pages. Dimensions: 10.2in. x 7.7in. x 0.9in.Gorgeously quiet in color and composition, Agnes Martins paintings have a distinctive grace that sets them apart from those of the Abstract Expressionists of her day and the Minimalist artists she inspired. Martin attributed her grid-based works to metaphysical motivations, lending a serene complexity to her oeuvre that has defied any easy categorization. Perhaps for this reason, critical and scholarly analysis of her paintings has been scarceuntil now. This important new anthology brings together the most current scholarship on Martins paintings by twelve multidisciplinary essayists who consider various aspects of the artists four-decade career. Organized by Dia Art Foundation, whose extensive holdings of Martins paintings and ambitions to support in-depth research on the works are unparalleled, the publication brings renewed focus and energy to Martins career and her contributions to the art historical narrative. This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN. Bookseller Inventory # 9780300151053

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Gorgeously quiet in color and composition, Agnes Martin?s paintings have a distinctive grace that sets them apart from those of the Abstract Expressionists of her day and the Minimalist artists she inspired. Martin attributed her grid-based works to metaphysical motivations, lending a serene complexity to her oeuvre that has defied any easy categorization. Perhaps for this reason, critical and scholarly analysis of her paintings has been scarce?until now. This important new anthology brings together the most current scholarship on Martin?s paintings by twelve multidisciplinary essayists who consider various aspects of the artist?s four-decade career.

 

Organized by Dia Art Foundation, whose extensive holdings of Martin?s paintings and ambitions to support in-depth research on the works are unparalleled, the publication brings renewed focus and energy to Martin?s career and her contributions to the art historical narrative.

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Lynne Cooke is curator at Dia Art Foundation and chief curator at the Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Madrid.

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