Agnes Bernice Martin (22/3/1912 – 16/12/2004) was a Canadian-born American abstract painter, often referred to as a minimalist; Martin considered herself an abstract expressionist.
“not about what is seen. They are about what is known forever in the mind.”
“To progress in life you must give up the things you do not like. Give up doing the things that you do not like to do. You must find the things that you do like. The things that are acceptable to your mind.”
“When I think of art I think of beauty. Beauty is the mystery of life. It is not in the eye it is in the mind. In our minds there is awareness of perfection.”