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Margaux Ogden's work rewards a second look at ltd/los angeles

Margaux Ogden's work rewards a second look at ltd/los angeles

Margaux Ogden’s L.A. debut is a pleasure to visit. Although it consists of only seven paintings, there’s plenty to look at and even more to ponder. It’s difficult to make short work of the Brooklyn-based artist’s acrylics on canvas at ltd/los angeles: they keep drawing you in for second looks. More often than not, you see different things. More important, you see things differently. What’s most exciting is that that process continues on third and fourth viewings. Ogden’s unassuming works build slowly and burn brightly, deepening and intensifying and making for experiences that feel new every time. No single component stands up and delivers a knockout...

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