Tony Martin
b. 1937

Tony Martin, a jazz musician-turned-painter, first came across liquid light when seeing a performance of Elias Romero’s on Capp Street in San Francisco. The studio space had a full wall of Romero’s projections and was accompanied by live jazz. Describing his enthusiasm for the liquid projections, Martin recalls similar statements by the pioneers of abstract cinema: “I think almost anyone who has seen this painting in continuous motion feels its magical, sometimes powerful excitement.” Romero encouraged Martin to explore his …

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Who You Are Looking For is Who is Looking (1963-1973)