Georgia Marsh

Galerie Laage-Salomon

Georgia Marsh hasn’t had a solo exhibition in Paris since 1978 (at the Galerie Gillespie-Laage) when she lived here and her name was Marcia Gillili. At the time, her paintings were constructed according to a geometric scheme, reproducing a minimalist grid with evenly spread primary colors. Was it her intention to return to these memories by showing works, here in the city of her youth, that on one level revisit the grid, but on another level disrupt it? Tucked between the lines, one sees the organic forms that have for several years been the center of her work.

Over the years, Marsh has painted landscapes, trees, branches, and thickets, as well as elements of the cosmos, planets and suns, not as reflections of some romanticized idea of nature, but as objects of study. By painting them in all their detail, in close-up, she lends them an almost abstract quality, thus renewing the tradition

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