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Agnes Martin’s slow art

“You have to have a mind of winter to see nothing that is not there, and the nothing that is.” — Wallace Stevens 1 Agnes Martin painted like a thief. She seemed to be attempting to leave behind as little evidence of herself–or anything else–whenever she touched a canvas. It’s a self-effacing posture consistent with […]

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Out of the mouths of medalists….

February 13, 2012 2009 National Medal of Arts recipient and singer/dancer/actor Rita Moreno receives her medal from President Barack Obama at an East Room ceremony at the White House on February 25, 2010. Photo by Richard Frasier. This afternoon President Obama will award the 2011 National Medal of Arts to seven individuals and one organization […]

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