'Margaret Worth', Charles Nodrum Gallery, Victoria 2017

"Typical artists’ biographies might record youthful questioning and rejection of the standard school curriculum (both humanities and sciences) and an early talent for drawing - accompanied by an impatience to discard the first and embrace the second.

Not Margaret Worth. She studied music, physics, pure and applied maths, psychology and philosophy before going to the South Australian School of Art where she studied under Sydney Ball. “I was looking for a means to combine my wonder in science and in spirituality – a visual language that, like music and mathematics, could speak for both.” Charles Nodrum

 "I had the forms made with surfaces of minimal textural character – cotton canvas and marine plywood. The colour was made to become one with the surface by painting many thin layers of pigment, in water-based polymer emulsion. The layers were absorbed into the surface and the colour areas were matched to the form. The results were as close a marriage between form and colour as I could achieve.” Margaret Worth


Colour Forms: Genus 2 No. 2
'Genus 2 No. 2' Cruthers Collections WA
91cm (H) x 183cm (W) x 8cm (D)
Marine plywood, acrylic paint. Photo Grant Hancock
Samsara 18
Colour Forms 'Samsara 18'
183cm (H) x 62.5cm (W) x 8cm (D)
Acrylic paint on marine plywood
Colour Forms 'Genus-1-No-4', collecn son of Fred Stuart
'Genus 1 No. 4'
61cm (H) x 122cm (W) x 2cm (D)
Acrylic paint on marine playwood
Colour Forms: Samsara 3
'Samsara 3' Collection Art Gallery New South Wales
165cm (H) x 165cm (W)
Acrylic paint on canvas
Colour Forms: 'Fragment 9' Collection National Gallery of Victoria.
122cm (H) x 61cm (W)
Acrylic paint on canvas
Exhibition Charles Nodrum Gallery
Exhibition Charles Nodrum Gallery
'Margaret Worth' Charles Nodrum Gallery Victoria
'Margaret Worth' Charles Nodrum Gallery Victoria
Untitled / Samsara 11
'Genus 0 No. 1' / 'Samsara 11'
3cm (H) x 6cm (W)
SPE on Canvas / Screen print
Colour Forms: Fragment [No. unknown]
'Fragment' [No. unknown] 1966
43cm (H) x 43cm (W)
Serigraph
'Margaret Worth' Charles Nodrum Gallery Victoria
'Margaret Worth' Charles Nodrum Gallery Victoria
'Margaret Worth' Charles Nodrum Gallery Victoria
'Margaret Worth' Charles Nodrum Gallery Victoria
'Margaret Worth' Charles Nodrum Gallery Victoria
'Margaret Worth' Charles Nodrum Gallery Victoria


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