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The Whitney Museum of American Art is proud to present a retrospective exhibition of the paintings and drawings of Agnes Martin. At a time when many people seem lost in crises of belief and addled by conflicting notions of art, this exhibition presents the work of a distinguished painter whose art reflects a mature spiritual sensibility, a unique intelligence, and extraord ...more
Published October 1st 1992 by ABRAMS
(first published January 1st 1992)
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I've had a casual interest in Agnes Martin for a while and am finally getting around to some serious reading about her. This exhibition catalogue is chock full of color and non-color plates and contains a significant chunk of the artist's own writings. The first two essays by Barbara Haskell and Anna Chave are lovely, eloquent illuminations of Martin's life and work, however Rosalind Krauss's essay is a very dense theoretical piece that did little to enhance my understanding or appreciation of t ...more