Madge Gill | the artist
Born 1882, East London, United Kingdom.
Died 1961, , .
Original artworks, prints, exhibition posters, monographs, books, collectibles.
We are overcome by her ornaments, her flowing paraphes and obsessive chessboards. Her white figures are like punctuation to the flamboyant calligraphy, to the unending messages. The stairs, checkerboards and corridors become a security system preventing us from getting too close, while at the same time luring us into the trap.