Nancy Princenthal

Nancy Princenthal is a New York–based writer. A former senior editor of Art in America, where she remains a contributing editor, she has also written for the New York Times, Parkett, the Village Voice, and many other publications. She is currently on the faculty of the MFA art writing program at the School of Visual Arts. Her previous book, Agnes Martin, won 2016 PEN/ Jacqueline Bograd Weld award for biography.

Books by Nancy Princenthal

  1. Book CoverAgnes Martin: Her Life and Art


    The first biography of visionary artist Agnes Martin, one of the most original and influential painters of the postwar periodMore

  2. Book CoverUnspeakable Acts


    A groundbreaking exploration of how women artists of the 1970s combined art and protest to make sexual violence visible, creating a new kind of art in the process.More