philamuseum: “When a beautiful rose dies beau…

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“When a beautiful rose dies beauty does not die because it is not really in the rose. Beauty is an awareness in the mind.” —Agnes Martin, from her 1989 essay “Beauty is the Mystery of Life”

Explore the ideas that shaped Agnes Martin’s art in our exhibition “Agnes Martin: The Untroubled Mind/Works from the Daniel W. Dietrich II Collection,” on view until October 14. 

Untitled #6,” 1985, by Agnes Martin © Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York