If you're an artist, what kind of art do you make?
Digital, Drawing, Painting, Photography
About my artwork
Lush, meaningful paintings, wall-sculptures and digital images that primarily involve the confluence of opposites; and are based in art historical tradition, as well as a personal - and Judeo-Christian - iconography.
Though a range of imagery has been explored over the years, the work/vision remains coherent.
"Valerie Margolis is a deeply thoughtful artist, whose works reveal a subtly exploring mind. She has the ability to transform humble everyday materials into images imbued with a sparsely minimalist yet poetically suggestive aesthetic. Gifted with a finely tuned eye for color, Margolis manages to fuse personal, worldly and even disturbing associations with a rhythm-laden spirituality." - David Anfam, art historian & critic
Artists I like
Yue Minjun, Sean Scully, Walton Ford, William Kentridge, Rachel Whiteread, Martin Puryear, Howard Hodgkin, John Wesley, Serra, Mangold, R.Crumb, Quaytman, Blinky Palermo, Broodthaers, Morandi, de Kooning, Saul Steinberg, Guston, Rothko, Martin Ramirez, Kline, Sargent, Seurat, Manet, Van Gogh, Zurbaran, Piero della Francesca, Holbein, Van Eyck, Durer, Pisanello, Fouquet, Limbourg Brothers, Rublev
Thank you so much for your nice comment, and apologizes for that belated answer.
Yes, I really like your new works; Both or them are fantastic. Would be nice to see them on a big wall :) No, I did not see James Turrell @ Gagosian London.... Will probably have the chance to see this wonderful master in Paris later....maybe....Hope you are doing fine, best wishes, Simon
I've just seen the Saatchi Gallery Magazine - you've been picked up on their "critics choice" this week - you'll be famous! CONGRATULATIONS! http://www.saatchi-gallery.co.uk/blogon/
Hello Valerie - thank you very much for your kind comment on the Staple Magazine Project - I'm pleased you like it.
Not heard from you for a whie - I hope all is well, that you're enjoying the summer and that your painting is picking up?
Thanks for that - "interesting" commentary? A bit of fun really, but wanted to say that I did it after last year's fiasco!
I've not managed a Frieze yet - autumn is always frantically busy in the day-job, so tend to "disappear" until after Christmas - this last year especially so. Maybe I'll try and see it next autumn - there have been several satellites too, some of which friends have been involved with, but I've missed them all (now that's true devotion to art education and my students - management take note - pay rise please!)
Mind you, London is a long way for you to travel, isn't it? For me it's less than two hours on a train, and I don't go!?! Oh well...