Margaret Fitzgerald is active/lives in New Mexico, California. Margaret Fitzgerald is known for pentimento, layered painting.
Biography Margaret Fitzgerald
As a painter of oils on canvas, Margaret Fitzgerald works with pentimento, which is building up many layers of paint and then scraping through layers to reveal the passage of time and thought that lies below the surface. Her technique is intended to yields paintings of great solidity and complexity, whose deeper meanings afford beguiling mystery to compositions that may appear at first glance as very simple. To Fitzgerald, "the most interesting things in life are those that are not immediately visible but are revealed after a closer look."
Through Fitzgerald's technique, glimpses of underlying colors, patterns and textures are revealed by scraping to create both accidental and intentional form. She frequently adds numbers, letters o
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