CHICAGO – Interview with Margot Bergman published on Inside\Within
Previously collaborating with anonymous makers of discarded art, Margot has recently begun to work alone with her gestures, allowing traces of what she learned while painting with others to continue to influence her own vocabulary. These larger works, which focus on female images, emotionally link broad paint strokes with manic scribbles. The disparate gestures create a dichotomy within each subject’s face, conjuring an energetic aura that extends beyond the canvas’s edge.
Click here to read Bergman’s thoughts on her artistic inspiration, creative transition, collaboration and working process, and confidence and self-consciousness in her artistic practice.