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
In collaboration with the Calder Foundation, the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts will present the first major retrospective of the work of Alexander Calder in Canada, from September 22, 2018 through February 24, 2019. The exhibition centres on the inventive talent of this American painter and sculptor, and will travel to the National Gallery of Victoria in Melbourne, Australia from April 5 – August 4, 2019. For more info, visit the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts' website.
Adam Pendleton and David Adjaye have been selected as finalists for their joint-proposal in collaboration with Future\Pace in the competition to design a new memorial on Boston Common which will honor both Martin Luther King, Jr. and Coretta Scott King, and the time they spent in Boston. Led by Mayor Martin J. Walsh and the non-profit group MLK Boston, the competition invited proposals from 126 different artists, and has now been narrowed down to five. Read about Pendleton and Adjaye's p