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Margaux Williamson at White Cube Hong Kong

Margeaux WilliamsonInside the White Cube: Margaux WilliamsonNov 18, 2022 – Jan 7, 2023 White Cube Hong Kong50 Connaught Road, Central Hong Kong+852 2592 2000Tuesday – Saturday, 11am – 7pm whitecube.com White Cube Hong Kong is pleased to announce an exhibition of new work by Canadian artist Margaux Williamson (b. 1979) – the artist’s first solo exhibition in Asia, in which she presents a new series of 20 paintings produced in the last year.  Always devoid of protagonists, the paintings depict domestic interior scenes, still lifes or patches of landscape close to the artist’s home. They are predominantly dark in tone, illuminated by strong artificial or directional light and executed in an earthy, sombre palette. ‘…for this series I felt a slight repulsion to daylight… and a strong pull to the ground or to the dark and to the glow of reflected light,’ Williamson has said. The rendering of her subject matter alternates between acute detail and abstract gestures, promoting a sense of something in flux or ungrounded.  Williamson builds her compositions from distinct, constituent parts, combined to form …