ARTISTS: Margot Bergman

Margot Bergman at Corbett vs. Dempsey:  I had to go back and see it again.  

  Marie Christine , 2014

Marie Christine, 2014

The MCA ended up buying Marie Christine.  It was my favorite, too.

  Le Salon , 2014

Le Salon, 2014

The tension between layered, gestural marks and recognizable portrait just hums.  Larger than life and painted over found, hobbyist paintings, the results are arresting.  A little de Kooning, a little Alice Neel, and maybe a little Wayne White...  and Frida.