1965
Agnes Martin
American, born Canada, 1912-2004

Acrylic and graphite on canvas
72 1/16 x 72 1/8 inches

Geometry has nothing to do with it. It’s all about finding perfection and perfection can’t be found in something so rigid as geometry. You have to go elsewhere for that, in between the lines.(1)
— Agnes Martin

Agnes Martin’s now familiar paintings of pencil grids and subtle bands of color are the culmination of a personal search for artistic identity that led her from traditional still lifes and portraits to landscape paintings of the New Mexican desert through variations on Abstract Expressionism. Martin’s austere,...

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1973
Agnes Martin
American, born Canada, 1912-2004

Portfolio of thirty screen prints
Each 12 x 12 inches

1996
Agnes Martin
American, born Canada, 1912-2004

Pencil and acrylic on canvas
60 x 60 inches

Geometry has nothing to do with it. It’s all about finding perfection and perfection can’t be found in something so rigid as geometry. You have to go elsewhere for that, in between the lines.(1)
— Agnes Martin

Agnes Martin’s now familiar paintings of pencil grids and subtle bands of color are the culmination of a personal search for artistic identity that led her from traditional still lifes and portraits to landscape paintings of the New Mexican desert through variations on Abstract Expressionism. Martin’s austere,...

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1977
Agnes Martin
American, 1938-2004

India ink, graphite, and gesso on canvas
72 x 72 inches

Geometry has nothing to do with it. It’s all about finding perfection and perfection can’t be found in something so rigid as geometry. You have to go elsewhere for that, in between the lines.(1)
— Agnes Martin

Agnes Martin’s now familiar paintings of pencil grids and subtle bands of color are the culmination of a personal search for artistic identity that led her from traditional still lifes and portraits to landscape paintings of the New Mexican desert through variations on Abstract Expressionism. Martin’s austere,...

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