To coincide with the exhibition "Agnes Martin / Navajo Blankets" at Pace Gallery in New York, we invite you to join us on Tuesday, December 11, from 6:30–8 PM for a conversation with Tiffany Bell, Editor of Agnes Martin Catalogue Raisonné, and David Grosz, President of Artifex Press, at 537 West 24th Street. Tiffany Bell is Editor at Large of Artifex Press and Editor of the Agnes Martin Catalogue Raisonné. Bell was a co-curator of the 2015-2017 traveling Martin retrospective that visited the T
On the occasion of Agnes Martin / Navajo Blankets, Pace has organized a panel discussion between Melissa Cody, a fourth generation Navajo weaver and textile artist, Ann Lane Hedlund, cultural anthropologist and an expert in Navajo weaving, and Nancy Princenthal, author of Agnes Martin: Her Life and Art (2015). The panel will be moderated by independent curator and writer Candice Hopkins. The event is free and open to the public, but space is limited. Thursday, November 15 6:30 PM – 8 PM
In the 1989 essay Beauty is the Mystery of Life Agnes Martin wrote, “Composition is an absolute mystery. It is dictated by the mind. The artist searches for certain sounds or lines that are acceptable to mind and finally an arrangement of them that is acceptable.” Martin’s work is recognized as pure abstraction, in which space, metaphysics and internal emotional states are explored through painting, drawing and printmaking. Running until 7 October 2018, The Gallery, Winchester’s Discovery C
Agnes Martin: The Untroubled Mind/Works from the Daniel W. Dietrich II Collection is on view from May 19 through October 14, 2018 at the Philadelphia Museum of Art. Visionary and idiosyncratic, Agnes Martin (1912–2004) aimed to express universal emotional states in her precise, minimalist compositions. Her earliest works used imagery to reference the real world, but in the 1960s she developed her signature grids, which appear to extend endlessly beyond the canvas. This installation explores th
The most comprehensive study of Agnes Martin’s work to date, Agnes Martin: Paintings catalogue raisonné is now available through Artifex Press. This first volume is the product of seven years of in-depth research and documentation of Martin’s oeuvre, starting with student paintings in the 1940s and including more than 630 paintings, constructions, and the film Gabriel. Other notable content includes an illustrated chronology of the artist’s life, two essays by editor Tiffany Bell, and six biblio
Art historian Christina Rosenberger will be giving a talk about her new book, Drawing the Line: The Early Work of Agnes Martin on Sunday, March 19 at 2 p.m. at the National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C. The talk will be followed immediately by a book signing. For more information, visit the NGA's website.
On Wednesday, December 14, 6:30 PM, join Richard Tuttle and Jennie C. Jones at the Guggenheim for a discussion about the retrospective on view and personal reflection on the legacy of Agnes Martin’s life and work. Moderated by Barbara Haskell. The program concludes with a reception and exhibition viewing of Agnes Martin. Purchase tickets here.
The Guggenheim exhibition will trace Agnes Martin’s (1912–2004) career from her early experiments of the 1950s through her mature oeuvre and final paintings, making it the first comprehensive survey of the artist’s work since her death in 2004. The exhibition will be on view from October 7, 2016 through January 11, 2017. Visit the exhibition at the Guggenheim here.
Interview between Ann Lane Hedlund and Nancy Princenthal
2019. Pace Gallery. Hardcover
80 pages: 30 color illustrations; 10 ¾ x 9 ¾ inches
2012. Phaidon Press. Hardcover
1993. Pace Gallery. Paperback
68 pages: 25 color illustrations; 9 x 9 inches
2006. Pace Gallery. Brochure
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2000. PaceWildenstein. Paperback
48 pages: 10 color illustrations; 11 x 11 inches