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 Agnes Bernice Fenwick Martin  (1912 - 2004)

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Lived/Active: New York/New Mexico/Saskatchewan / Canada/Mexico      Known for: biomorph to minimal-grid images

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BIOGRAPHY for Agnes Martin
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Birth
1912 (Maklin, Saskatchewan Canada)
 
Death
2004 (Taos, New Mexico)

Lived/Active
New York/New Mexico/Saskatchewan / Canada/Mexico


Photo submitted by Larry W Greenly


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biomorph to minimal-grid images

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One of the leading contemporary artists in 20th-century America, Agnes Martin was known for her monochromatic, geometric grid painting that combined paint and faintly wavering pencil lines.  She is considered a forerunner of Minimalist art.  She began her career in New York, and spent her later years in New Mexico from where she managed to maintain a national reputation.  

She lived most of her life "fundamentally as a loner" (Cotter).  In 1967 when he (showing 500 of 6207 characters).



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