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“There are no rules. That is how art is born, how breakthroughs happen. Go against the rules or ignore the rules. That is what invention is about.” – Helen Frankenthaler
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sfmoma: albrightknox: Today is Agnes Martin’s birthday. Celebrate by coming to seeAgnes Martin: The New York–Taos Connection (1947–1957) this afternoon or weekend. Martin was one of the few women to stand out during a revolutionary period of American art in the 1940s and 1950s. Her meditative paintings, drawings, and writings have influenced generations of artists interested in abstraction. IMAGE:Mildred Tolbert’sUntitled (Agnes Martin in Her Studio), ca. 1955. Collection
Hilma Af Klint (1862-1944) was a pioneer of art that turned away from visible reality. She assumed that there was a spiritual dimension to life and aimed at visualizing contexts beyond what the eye can see. through her paintings, she sought to understand and communicate the various dimensions of human existence.
Grace Hartigan (1922-2008) was a second-generation Abstract Expressionist whose gestural, intensely colored paintings often incorporated images drawn from popular culture, leading some critics to see in them prefigurings of Pop Art. She subscribed to the Abstract Expressionist notion of the painterly brushstroke as existential act and cri de coeur but, like de Kooning, she never broke entirely with the figurative tradition.