Agnes Martin and Me

A revealing and personal account of the seven years photographer Donald Woodman spent with Agnes Martin, for whom he became an assistant, then later friend and sometimes even adversary. This product has been discontinued. See the Related Products below or email and we can suggest something similar which you may also like.
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Dimensions 12.7 x 19.8cm
Fabric & material Paperback
SKU 02084722

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Product story

This book has been selected and reviewed by Michael Prodger for the RA Magazine: Issue 131 Summer 2016.

Donald Woodman met Agnes Martin – recluse and painter of delicate grids that formed a lovely show at Tate Modern last year – in New Mexico in the 1970s and became her assistant. The portrait he paints is not of an artist of contemplative calm, as her pictures suggest, but a rebarbative, domineering and self-centred character. Woodman overlooked these traits (despite his own suicide attempt) because he recognised they made her the painter she was.