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Today in History: Agnes Martin Is Born
On March 22, 1912 Agnes Bernice Martin was born on a rural farm in Saskatchewan, Canada. Hoping to become a teacher, she immigrated to the United States in 1932 and attended Teachers College, Columbia University where she studied art education, earning a Bachelors of Science degree in 1932 and a Master's of Art degree in Art and Art Education in 1942. In the late 1950's she livedĀ in the Coenties Slip in Lower Manhattan and gave her first solo show at …