Discipline: Visual Art – drawing

Martin Brief

Discipline: Visual Art – drawing
Region: St. Louis, MO
MacDowell fellowships: 2014

Martin Brief worked on a series of text based works on paper using Stephen Hawking's book A Brief History of Time, the Hebrew Bible, the New Testament, and the Qur'an.



Martin Brief worked in the Adams studio.

Given to the MacDowell Association by Margaret Adams of Chicago, the half-timbered, stuccoed Adams Studio was designed by MacDowell Fellow and architect F. Tolles Chamberlin ca. 1914. Chamberlin was primarily a painter, but also provided designs for the Lodge and an early renovation of the main hall. The studio’s structural integrity was restored during a thorough renovation in…

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