Danielle O’Steen is a PhD Candidate in Art History at the University of Maryland, and an independent curator and critic based in Washington, DC. She is currently a Curatorial Fellow at the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. 

Martin Puryear at the Smithsonian

Martin Puryear, Quadroon (1966–67), soft ground etching and aquatint with plate tone monotype on paper, 22 1/4 x 22 inches. ©Martin Puryear. Courtesy of the artist and Matthew Marks Gallery.

Martin Puryear has long been recognized for his meticulously crafted, quixotic and evocative sculptures, but his consummate skills as a draftsman and printmaker have been less celebrated, and indeed, prior to the arrival of the exhibition “Martin Puryear: Multiple Dimensions,” …Read More