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Martin Puryear (b. 1941, Washington / D.C., USA) is a pioneer of minimalist sculpture, based in upstate New York. He has held retrospectives at the Museum of Modern Art and the National Gallery of Art in Washington. Puryear studied at Yale University and taught at Fisk University in Nashville and at the University of Illinois in Chicago.
In 2019 he will take part in the 58th Venice Biennale.

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  • 27. Sep 30. Nov
    Martin Puryear BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art, Gateshead
  • 01. Feb 07. Apr
    Black is a Color Corcoran School of the Arts and Design, Washington
  • 08. Nov 21. Dec
    New McKee Gallery, New York