Robert Ludwig "Recent Drawings & Paintings"

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Gallery 307 presents the opening of Recent Drawings and Paintings by Robert Ludwig.

Ludwig creates work using horizontal and vertical lines to create simple geometric divisions. Utilizing charcoal, paint, pastels and graphite, these divisions are then filled with a rich and subtle monochromatic color. The geometric format, combined with tonal and spatial interplay, and the vigorous hand of the artist create an optical ambiguity between the open and closed space. Ludwig’s work engages the viewer in this delicate visual balance.

Robert Ludwig grew up in Washington, DC and has lived in New York for most of his life. He studied physics at The George Washington University and did graduate work at Princeton University before deciding to become a painter. He received a BA in Painting and Sculpture magna cum laude from the University of Minnesota. He also studied drawing at The Minneapolis Institute of Art. He has exhibited widely in group and solo shows including the Walker Art Center, the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, the School of the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, March Gallery, Phoenix Gallery, the Staten Island Museum, The Drawing Center, Nicholas Davies and Company, The College of Staten Island (CUNY), Snug Harbor Cultural Center, Studio 18, Gallery Onetwentyeight, the Westbeth Gallery and Gallery 307. He has had work published in several magazines, and has been reviewed in The New York Times, Art News, Arts Magazine, The Village Voice, and other publications. He currently lives in New York City and is a member of the faculty at The College of Staten Island/ CUNY.



from September 06, 2012 to October 04, 2012

Opening Reception on 2012-09-13 from 17:00 to 19:00


Robert Ludwig

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