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Agnes Martin: The Untroubled Mind/Works from the Daniel W. Dietrich II Collection

Through Sunday, October 14

Art History Parkway District

Visionary and idiosyncratic, Agnes Martin (1912–2004) aimed to express universal emotional states in her precise, minimalist compositions. Her earliest works used imagery to reference the real world, but in the 1960s she developed her signature grids, which appear to extend endlessly beyond the canvas. This installation explores the ideas that shaped the artist’s work and reflects upon her friendship with collector Daniel W. Dietrich II, whose recent bequest to the Museum includes four paintings that form the centerpiece of this presentation. In addition, this installation features drawings, a sculpture, and archival materials related to Martin’s 1973 exhibition at the Institute of Contemporary Art in Philadelphia, which relaunched her career after a ten-year hiatus.

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Philadelphia Museum of Art
2600 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy
Philadelphia, PA 19130
215-763-8100 phone
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