Agnes Martin: The mind knows what the eye has not seen (2018)

Video (3:34): a walk through ‘Agnes Martin – The mind knows what the eye has not seen’, (September 22 – December 21, 2018) at Esker Foundation, Calgary. Co-produced with the MacKenzie Art Gallery, Regina where it was on diaplay in 2019. Curated by Bruce Hugh Russell and Naomi Potter, with Elizabeth Diggon. Forty-six prints and three paintings. All artworks by Agnes Martin. © Agnes Martin/SOCAN (2018). Video by: Avideye Productions – avideyeproductions.com. Video © Esker Foundation, 2018.

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Agnes Martin (1912 – 2004)
was an American expressionist painter who retreated from New York City to a solitary life in New Mexico in the 1970s. She was a closeted lesbian who did not like to be categorised and did not want people to call her other than ‘an artist’.


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