Sunday, August 2, 2015

Thought for the Day

All art work is about beauty; all positive work represents
it and celebrates it. All negative art protests the lack
of beauty in our lives.
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If you are not an artist you can make discoveries about yourself
by knowing your response to work that you like.
~ Agnes Martin, Painter

Quoted from Agnes Martin, "Beauty is the Mystery of Life" (1989 Essay), reproduced in Agnes Martin (D.A.P./Tate, July 2015), Edited by Frances Morris and Tiffany Bell. Read the Introduction. (The monograph was published for the Agnes Martin retrospective at Tate Modern, continuing through October 11)

Cover of Agnes Martin Monograph

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