Agnes Martin: Her Life and Art
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Introduction: Abstraction • 1. Northwest Passages • 2. Student/Teacher • 3. Reaching Harbor • 4. Lines of Thought • 5. As Shown • 6. Silence • 7. Departures • 8. Back to the World • 9. Contours Redrawn • Epilogue: Composure

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Winner of the PEN Award for Biography 2016, this is the only biography of visionary artist Agnes Martin, one of the most original and influential painters of the postwar period

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Nancy Princenthal is a New York-based writer. A former senior editor of Art in America, where she remains a contributing editor, she has also written for the New York Times, Parkett, the Village Voice, and many other publications. She is currently on the faculty of the MFA art writing program at the School of Visual Arts. Her previous book, Agnes Martin, won 2016 PEN/Jacqueline Bograd Weld award for biography.

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'Thorough and illuminating' - Apollo (Shortlisted for Book of the Year)

'Scholarly, thoroughly researched … an accessible and fascinating story' - Aesthetica

'Doggedly researched and gracefully written… [Princenthal] shines in describing Martin’s earthy good humour and dedication to her art and in capturing the atmosphere in which the artist came of age … it will remain definitive for a good long while' - Wall Street Journal

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