Dwellings

These paintings, from my Dwellings series,  will be at the Cambridge Art Fair, Oct. 2-4th, in Booth G3, with Global Art Traders.


I heard you running after me, because you felt this once, didn’t you? Come, walk with me.

I know that I have felt this dwelling and this one too, and somewhere within the folds of my memory, there remains a formless falling of words that will tie me to this place.

But first, you have to put your vision of a crystallized world of ordered homes and quiet villages to the side, and see? A curious system exists of a classification by lines and a species of color.

Something, is pushing something, into existence.

Move with me by these windowless dwellings, and look, a tensing, flexing multitude of ridges, and, along the ridges flow channels of color, and in these channels are some circles, some bright, some dull, and some interrupt the flow as others pull away.

Coger en un trampa is to catch in a trap, but this is the right way and it’s a marked path, so just follow the lines and you’ll find an exit.  Me?  I think I’ll stay awhile.

 

waiting, huddled they stand; 2015; 16x49in; flashe paint and ink on linen; Margaret Withers

waiting, huddled they stand

then leaving, arriving, somewhere

then leaving, arriving, somewhere

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About Margaret Withers

Margaret Withers’ has shown her artwork in group and solo shows in New York City and nationwide, and internationally in Brussels, Australia, Berlin, China, Vienna and Russia. She has also exhibited at The Drawing Center in New York City, Monmouth Museum in New Jersey, MarinMOCA in California and Attleboro Museum in Massachusetts. Her art and art mashups have been featured in multiple journals including the New England Review, Alexandria Quarterly and the Library as Incubator Project. Her paintings range from the abstract to surreal, to expressionism and landscapes, to investigations of the culture and ideas surrounding ‘home’, communication, machinery, monsters and translation. Her work is included in numerous private and corporate collections, including Truninger AG in Zurich, Switzerland. She is represented by Arcilesi | Homberg Gallery in New York City, William Baczek Fine Art in Northampton, MA and C Emerson Fine Art in Tampa Florida. She lives and paints in Manhattan, New York.
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