sfmoma: albrightknox: Today is Agnes Martin’s birthday. Celebrate by coming to seeAgnes Martin: The New York–Taos Connection (1947–1957) this afternoon or weekend. Martin was one of the few women to stand out during a revolutionary period of American art in the 1940s and 1950s. Her meditative paintings, drawings, and writings have influenced generations of artists interested in abstraction. IMAGE:Mildred Tolbert’sUntitled (Agnes Martin in Her Studio), ca. 1955. Collection

albrightknox: “ Today is Agnes Martin’s birthday. Celebrate by coming to see Agnes Martin: The New York–Taos Connection this afternoon or weekend. Martin was one of the few women to stand.

Louise Joséphine Bourgeois, was a renowned French-American artist and sculptor, best known for her contributions to both modern and contemporary art, and for her spider structures, titled Maman, which resulted in her being nicknamed the Spiderwoman.

Louise Bourgeois, on her Fabric Drawings - “Clothing is…an exercise of memory. It makes me explore the past…like little signposts in the search for the past.

Our favuorite quotes from Playing to the Gallery: Helping contemporary art in its struggle to be understood by Grayson Perry (Particular Books). www.redmagazine.co.uk

"My job is to notice things that other people don't notice" - Grayson Perry Playing to the Gallery

Matisse

his museum in Nice France is so wonderful. It has all of his later works where he actually cut shapes to form art also he's museum is full of bright colours

#pattern

Bauhaus & Anni Albers

Black-White-Red Anni Albers, student at the Bauhaus University, married to Josef Albers, teaching at the experimental Black Mountain College, one of the most influential textile designers of the

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