London: A Lecture and a New Monograph about Agnes Martin

Agnes Martin: Innocence the Hard Way
Lecture by Nancy Princenthal
Tate Modern, Starr Auditorium, London, UK
Wednesday July 15, 2015, 18.30 – 20.00

Nancy Princenthal discusses abstract painter (and lesbian) Agnes Martin’s formative experiences, the development of her work, and the range of lively non-mainstream art communities in which she lived.

Book: Agnes Martin: Her Art and Life

Nancy Princenthal, author of Agnes Martin: Her Art and Life (Thames & Hudson, 2015), is a New York-based critic and former Senior Editor of Art in America. Her writing has also appeared in Artforum, Parkett, and the New York Times, and in monographs on Hannah Wilke, Doris Salcedo and Robert Mangold.

Agnes Martin: Her Art and Life
by Nancy Princenthal
Publisher: Thames & Hudson; 1 edition (June 16, 2015)
Artwork: 38 illustrations, 33 in colour
Language: English
ISBN-10: 0500093903
ISBN-13: 978-0500093900

Book Signing

Following the lecture and discussion, there will be an opportunity to purchase a copy of Agnes Martin: Her Life and Art and have it signed by the author in the Starr Foyer from 20:00–20:20.

This event is a part of Tate Modern’s activites alongside the retrospective exhibition ‘Agnes Martin‘ June 3 – October 11, 2015.


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