Agnes Martin, 'Happy Holiday' 1999
Tate Modern

ARTIST ROOMS: Agnes Martin

Agnes Martin, Happy Holiday 1999, ARTIST ROOMS Tate and National Galleries of Scotland. © estate of Agnes Martin

The abstract paintings of Agnes Martin invite contemplation, reflecting on perfection, beauty and spirituality

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Tate Modern
Bankside
London
SE1 9TG
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Art in this room

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Agnes Martin I Love the Whole World

1999
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Agnes Martin Happy Holiday

1999
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Agnes Martin Faraway Love

1999
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Agnes Martin Untitled #5

1994

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Artist

1912–2004
Art Term

Abstract expressionism

Abstract expressionism is the term applied to new forms of abstract art developed by American painters such as Jackson Pollock, Mark Rothko and Willem de Kooning in the 1940s and 1950s. It is often characterised by gestural brush-strokes or mark-making, and the impression of spontaneity

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Agnes Martin's Palette

Colour expert and executive director of the Pantone Colour Institute, Leatrice Eiseman, delves into Agnes Martin's palette.