Agnes Martin



Agnes Martin




1912born in Macklin, Saskatchewan, Canada

1932moves to the United States

1934 - 1937studies at Western Washington College of Education, Bellingham

1942B.S. Columbia University, New York, NY

1946 - 1948enrolls at the University of New Mexico, Albuquerque

1947 - 1948she teaches art at the University of New Mexico, Albuquerque

1952M.A. Columbia University, New York, NY

1954 - 1957lives in Taos, New Mexico

1957moves to New York, lives on Coenties Slip in Lower Manhattan

1967 - 1968Abandons painting

1974moves to New Mexico

1989elected to the American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters, New York, NY

1997Opening of Agnes Martin Gallery, Harwood Museum of Art, University of New Mexico

2004died in Taos/New Mexico, USA



2015 - 2016K20, Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen, Düsseldorf
Fondation Beyeler, Riehen/ Basel

2010Timothy Taylor Gallery, London, England
The Douglas Hyde Gallery, Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland

2009Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, Edinburgh, Scotland

2008Peter Blum Gallery, New York, NY

2007Dia: Beacon, Beacon, NY

2006Dia: Beacon, Beacon, NY

2005Dia: Beacon, Beacon, NY

2004University of Michigran Museum of Art, Ann Arbor, MI

2003Zwirner & Wirth, New York City, NY

2002The Menil Collection, Houston, TX

2000Whitney Museum of American Art, New York City, NY

1992The Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY

1991Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

1973Institute of Contemporary Art at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

1958Betty Parsons Gallery, New York, NY



1998Recipient, National Medal of Arts awarded by President Bill Clinton and the National Endowment for the Arts
Recipient, Distinguished Artist Award for Lifetime Achievement by the College Art Association

1997Recipient, Golden Lion for Contribution to Contemporary Art at the Venice Biennale, Venice, Italy

1992Oskar Kokoschka Preis, Wien
Mitglied der American Academy of Arts and Sciences

1990Alexej-von-Jawlensky-Preis der Stadt Wiesbaden

1989Elected to the American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters, New York, NY



Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, France
Milwaukee Art Museum, Milwaukee, WI
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY
The Chinati Foundation, Marfa, TX
The Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, OH
Denver Art Museum, Denver, CO
Des Moines Art Center, Des Moines, IA
Dia Art Foundation, New York, NY
High Museum of Art, Atlanta, GA
Hiroshima City Museum of Contemporary Art, Hiroshima, Japan
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC
Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Israel
Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA
The Menil Collection, Houston, TX
The Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN
Tate Gallery, London, England
Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, NY
The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City, MO
National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC
The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX
Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA

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