The Artist

Chris Martin thinks intimate but paints big. Over the past year, our photographer followed the Washington native as he prepared his current show at the Corcoran, where his passion and vision were first inspired.

Chris Martin's show runs through October 23 at the
Corcoran Gallery of Art.

Text By Sophie Gilbert

Photographs By Chris Leaman

Staff photographer Chris Leaman ( grew up watching his mom, a painter, turn canvases into art in their Pennsylvania home. Assistant editor Sophie Gilbert's interest in painting was sparked by Sotheby's catalogs brought home by her mother; Gilbert can be reached at

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