Tag / Agnes Martin

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  • With My Back To the World

    Martin’s writings are highly contemplative and display an active engagement in Eastern philosophies–especially Zen Buddhism and Taoism–and muse on her lifelong themes: sensibility, responsiveness, beauty, truth, inspiration, humility, and perfection.

  • Agnes Martin

    A Wordless Shock

    Author and painter, Agnes Martin wrote “When I think of art, I think of beauty. Beauty is the mystery of life. It is not in the eye, it is in the mind.”…

  • Agnes Martin, "This Rain," 1960 Oil on canvas, 70 x 70 inches from Zwirner and Wirth

    Parable of the Equal Hearts

    Once there were two lovers that had equal hearts. One would pursue one, the other would pursue the other. Then the angels looked down and said: “What a waste,” and made them…