Flower Arranging Master Class: If an Agnes Martin Painting Were a Bouquet

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Flower Arranging Master Class: If an Agnes Martin Painting Were a Bouquet

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AGNES MARTIN’S best-known paintings feature stripes or grids in muted colors stretched across 6-foot-square canvases. At a recent exhibit dedicated to the Canadian-born artist (1912-2004) at New York’s Guggenheim, I wound my way up the gallery’s famous ramp, absorbed by Martin’s restrained palette and soothingly repetitive imagery. But her earlier works, in which she first abandoned representational painting, struck me the most.

I selected one, “Untitled 1953,” as the inspiration for this month’s arrangement. In this…

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