‘Agnes of the Desert’ Joins Modernism’s Pantheon – The New York Times

Agnes Pelton’s “Orbits” (1934), at the Whitney Museum of American Art, shows the artist’s arsenal of stars on lariats, vessel shapes and a horizon — a sense of Disney-like animation, and wit.Credit...Oakland Museum of California https://www.nytimes.com/2020/03/12/arts/design/agnes-pelton-review-whitney-museum.html Came across Agnes three years ago and wrote this about her: Let's Hear it for the Girls: Agnes Pelton … Continue reading ‘Agnes of the Desert’ Joins Modernism’s Pantheon – The New York Times

Let’s Hear it for the Girls 7: Agnes Pelton

Friend of Georgia O'Keeffe, Agnes Pelton has been hidden in the shadow of her more illustrious contemporary. Born in Stuttgart, Germany to American parents, Agnes only moved to the US after the death of her father in 1890, a traumatic event for the 9 year old Agnes. Agnes studied at the Pratt Institute between 1895 … Continue reading Let’s Hear it for the Girls 7: Agnes Pelton