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Monday: Closed
Tuesday: 11am – 5pm
Wednesday: 11am – 5pm
Thursday: 11am – 5pm
Friday: 11am – 5pm
Saturday: 11am – 5pm
Sunday: 11am – 5pm

Please note the House opens at 12pm, with last entry to the House at 4.20pm. To visit the House you will need to pre-book a ticket. Click here to book now.

Please note Kettle’s Yard will be closed on 1 July 2022 for a private event.

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8 January 2005 – 27 February 2005

Mary Martin (1907-1969) was one of the most distinguished and influential of a small group of English constructive artists of the 1950s and ’60s. Her geometric paintings, sculptures, reliefs and drawings explore colour, line and form as basic formal elements. This is the first major exhibition of her work in twenty years.

The exhibition explores her personal and distinctive contribution to modern and contemporary British art. It draws together for the first time a selection of her early paintings and traces her move to abstraction. It also includes her first reliefs and structures and her later Perspex abstract reliefs.

Married to Kenneth Martin, whose ‘Screw Mobile’ hangs in the house at Kettle’s Yard, this exhibition is an opportunity to view their work together, united by their concern for the unfolding and evolving form. Notions of simplicity and order and the work’s affinities with modern architecture make Mary Martin the perfect artist for Kettle’s Yard.