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Margaret Von Biesen - Portfolio

by R. Whittaker, Apr 21, 2019


 

 

We published a small portfolio of Margaret’s dog paintings in 2002 along with the following note: Margaret von Biesen lives in Los Angeles. For the last twenty years she has focused her energies on painting, but she has also worked as a photographer. Her expressive dog paintings are widely commissioned and collected on both coasts. In 1998-99 von Biesen painted facsimiles of Lee Krasner’s paintings for the film, “Pollock.” And for years Margaret did a lot of photography in the theater world in L.A.

Looking through back issues, I just discovered (April 2019) that I’d never posted these photos from issue #6. I hadn’t been in touch with her since 2002, but 20 minutes after a quick Google search, I found myself on the phone with her, an unexpected delight.
- Richard Whittaker

A selection of Margaret von Biesen's dog paintings (originals in color and all from before 2002) along with a portrait from her theater photography Mary, Spur and Mole, 1988













  
 

About the Author

Margaret von Biesen is an artist living in Los Angeles. She can be reached via Facebook or at vonbiesenart@yahoo.com   

 

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