Agnes Martin

Painting, Visual Artist

1912 – 2004

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Who was Agnes Martin?

Agnes Bernice Martin was a Canadian-American abstract painter. Often referred to as a minimalist, Martin considered herself an abstract expressionist. She was awarded a National Medal of Arts from the National Endowment for the Arts in 1998.

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Born
Mar 22, 1912
Macklin
Also known as
  • Agnes Bernice Martin
Ethnicity
  • Scottish Canadian
Nationality
  • Canada
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • Western Washington University
  • University of New Mexico
  • Bachelor of Arts, Teachers College, Columbia University
    ( - 1942)
  • Master of Arts, Teachers College, Columbia University
    ( - 1952)
Employment
  • University of New Mexico
Lived in
  • Vancouver
  • New York City
    (1957 - 1967)
  • New Mexico
    (1967 - 2004)
Died
Dec 16, 2004
Taos

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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