Find the best quotes by Agnes Martin.
The value of art is in the observer.
You can’t make a perfect painting. We can see perfection in our minds. But we can’t make a perfect painting.
The Minimalists are idealist. They want to minimize themselves in favor of the ideal… But I just can’t. You see, my paintings are not cool.
People who look at my painting say that it makes them happy, like the feeling when you wake up in the morning. And happiness is…
My paintings are certainly nonobjective. They’re just horizontal lines.
I think everyone is born 100 percent ego, and after that it’s just adjustment.
I’m very careful not to have ideas, because they’re inaccurate.
When I first made a grid, I happened to be thinking of the innocence of trees, and then a grid came into my mind and…
The worst thing you can think about when you’re working is yourself.
I don’t think the way to succeed is by doing something aggressive. Aggression is weak-minded.
Art is the concrete representation of our most subtle feelings.
My paintings are 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…
Artwork is a representation of our devotion to life.
One thing I like about Zen. It doesn’t believe in achievement.
Happiness is being on the beam with life – to feel the pull of life.
Any material may be used but the theme is the same and the response is the same for all artwork… we all have the same…
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…
The main thing in making art often is letting go of your expectation and your idea.
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