The spiritual, the sublime, infinity itself: all seem to hover beneath the translucent surfaces of Mark Rothko's blurred and veil-like rectangles. The brilliantly colored blocks of his best-known works, distillations of all that this Lithuanian-born immigrant had learned during his first 15 years of
Much of abstract or conceptual art is considered as residing somewhere between two extremes -- either incredibly esoteric, or simplistic and childlike. It also often has a strong link to nature and the body, and the sense of immediacy to recreate the sensations thereof. Though monochromatic canvases
Agnes Martin was a Canadian-American painter, often referred to as a minimalist, although she considered herself an abstract expressionist.
She was born in Macklin, Saskatchewan and moved to the United States in 1931, becoming a citizen in 1950. She studied art at Columbia University and then late