Agnes Martin


Agnes Bernice Martin was a Canadian-born American abstract painter. Her work has been defined as an "essay in discretion on inward-ness and silence". Although she is often considered or referred to as a minimalist, Martin considered herself an abstract expressionist. 1 2 3

Daily Routine

Agnes Martin had a very consistent daily routine, she aimed to reach the studio by 8:30 am every morning and would work until 11:30 am. For lunch, the American artist ate at her favourite restaurant and then spent some of the afternoon reading at home. Martin was typically in bed by 6 pm.