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ID: 500024489
 
Record Type: Person
Martin, Agnes (American painter, 1912-2004)

Note: Originally starting out as a painter concentrating on narrative themes, Martin eventually developed her signature influential style of hand-painted grids on canvas, with muted backgrounds. American painter.

Names:
Martin, Agnes (preferred,V,index,LC)
Agnes Martin (V,display)
Martin, Agnes Bernice (V)
Agnes Bernice Martin (V)

Nationalities:
American (preferred)
Canadian

Roles:
artist (preferred)
painter
engraver (printmaker)

Gender: female

Birth and Death Places:
Born:  Macklin (Saskatchewan, Canada) (inhabited place)
Died:  Taos (Taos county, New Mexico, United States) (inhabited place)

Events:
active:   New Mexico (United States) (state)
immigration:   moved to the United States from British Columbia in 1932  United States (North and Central America) (nation)

Related People or Corporate Bodies:
assisted by ....  Tuttle, Richard  
....................  (American sculptor, draftsman, and installation artist, born 1941) [500116277]
friend of ....  Tawney, Lenore  
................  (American fiber and mixed-media artist, 1907-2007) [500025932]

List/Hierarchical Position:
 ....  Persons, Artists
 ........  Martin, Agnes (I)

Biographies:
(American painter, 1912-2004) ..... [VP Preferred]
(American painter, 1912-2004) ..... [AVERY]
(artist, 1912-2004) ..... [GRL]
(American painter, 1912-2004) ..... [Grove Art]
(American artist, born 1912) ..... [WL-Courtauld]
(Engraver, New York, NY., b.1912) ..... [WCI]
(American artist, b.1912) ..... [WCI]
(American(?) artist, 20th cent.) ..... [WCP]
(American painter, b.1912) ..... [BHA]

Sources and Contributors:
Agnes Bernice Martin ........ [VP, WL-Courtauld]
.........................................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
Agnes Martin ........ [VP]
..........................  CAA News 30/2 (2005) 23
Martin, Agnes ........ [AVERY Preferred, BHA Preferred, GRL Preferred, Grove Art Preferred, WCP Preferred]
............................  Avery Authority files (1963-)
............................  Database for the Witt Checklist of Painters c. 1200-1976 (1978-)
............................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
............................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) n 50040906
Martin, Agnes Bernice ........ [Grove Art, WCI Preferred, WL-Courtauld Preferred]
...........................................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
...........................................  Witt Computer Index database
...........................................  Witt Library, Authority files

Subject: ........ [AVERY, BHA, GRL, Grove Art, VP, WCI, WCP, WL-Courtauld]
....................  CAA News 30/2 (2005) 23
....................  Collins, Women Artists in America (1980)
....................  Database for the Witt Checklist of Painters c. 1200-1976 (1978-)
....................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
....................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
....................  LCNAF Library of Congress Name Authority File [n.d.]
....................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.)
....................  Witt Computer Index database
....................  Witt Library, Authority files
....................  Yale, Joshua Reynolds Exhibition (1973)
 
Note:
English .......... [AVERY, VP, WL-Courtauld]
.......... Benezra and Viso, Regarding Beauty (1999)
.......... LCNAF Library of Congress Name Authority File [n.d.]
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