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Agnes Martin : Painting, Writings, Remembrances

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ISBN: 9781838663094
Artist(s): Agnes Martin
Author(s): Arne Glimcher
Format: hardback
Edition: First Edition
Year published: 2021
Publisher: Phaidon
Publisher Location: London
Total Pages: 364
Illustrations: Profusely illustrated throughout

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The only complete career retrospective of this visionary painter, including all her most iconic works, which are prized for their exquisite visual poetry, together with personal letters and facsimiles, reprinted in Martin’s own hand, adding intimacy to this classic bookAgnes Martin’s career spanned over seven decades, with a profile that has skyrocketed since the 2015-17 major exhibition at Tate Modern, London that travelled globally to great acclaim. Though a major influence on Minimalist painters, Martin saw her own work more closely related to Abstract Expressionism, her paintings being ‘meditations on innocence, beauty, happiness and love.’ This much-anticipated reissue of Martin’s exhibition manager and close friend Arne Glimcher’s highly-acclaimed book presents 130 of her paintings and drawings alongside her previously unpublished writings and lecture notes. Glimcher’s illuminating introduction, his personal memories of visits to Martin at her studio, and their correspondence throughout her career, reveal many insights into the artist’s life and work.

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