Martha Visser't Hooft
(1906 - 1994)
Martha Hamlin Visser't Hooft was active/lived in New York. Martha Vissert Hooft is known for geometric-totemic abstract painting, teaching.
Biography Martha Visser't Hooft
The following, submitted October 2003, is from Robert J. Bertholf, author and biographer of the artist:
Martha Visser't Hooft was born in Buffalo in 1906, and developed her passion for art in Paris and New York City in the 1920s and 1930s. Her early work, particularly that of the 1940s, was indebted to the formulations of Surrealism.
During the 1950s she established a career as a painter in New York City as well as in Buffalo. Her paintings of this period reflected the sense of Abstract Expressionism without being limited to its forms. She was an energetic and innovative painter in the artistic world of Western New York State. Her paintings were influenced not only by what she had seen and experienced
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