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.