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The Garden

Photo Credit: Rich Sanders, Des Moines

The Garden

Artist: Agnes Martin (American, born Canada, 1912 - 2004)
Date: 1958
Medium: found objects and oil on wood
Overall: 53 × 10 × 2 in. (134.6 × 25.4 × 5.1 cm.)
Credit Line: Des Moines Art Center's Louise Noun Collection of Art by Women, 2001.29
Accession number: 2001.29
Classification: sculpture
In Collection(s)
Label TextAgnes Martin made a few constructions from found objects that were geometric, frontal, and limited in color, and that closely related to her contemporaneous paintings. The Garden is an excellent example of her constructions. Source: News, March April 2002.
Exhibition History“Agnes Martin”, University of Pennsylvania, Institute of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia, PA, January – March, 1973

“Agnes Martin – Paintings and Drawings 1957-1975”, Hayward Gallery, London, UK, 1977

Published ReferencesBell, Tiffany, and Frances Morris, AGNES MARTIN, Tate Publishing, 2015, pg. 42, 257.

Schieren, Mona, AGNES MARTIN, Munchen, 2016, pg. 202.

Rosenberger, Christina Bryan. Drawing the Line: The Early Work of Agnes Martin. Oakland: University of California Press, 2016. pg. 125.
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