My paintings and drawings are grid based and follow a blueprint created in advance, based on various geometric ideas and mathematical equations, and at various times, sports scenes, such as football game video stills and baseball cards. I then mark each work square-by-square and row-by-row, working from the bottom right corner across each row and then up the surface. I see my work as a way of writing structure, both mapping out and describing the act of shaping and seeing.
Robert Otto Epstein studied philosophy and political science at the University of Pittsburgh and law at the University of Durham in the UK. He has shown widely in the US: The Hole (New York); Eric Firestone Gallery (East Hampton, NY); The Drawing Center (New York); High Noon Gallery (New York, NY); Ada Gallery (Richmond, VA); Roberts Projects (Los Angeles); Jeff Bailey Gallery (Hudson, NY); Jack Hanley Gallery (New York); Mulherin +Pollard (New York); Morgan Lehman Gallery (New York); The University of Hawaii (Manoa); 99 Cent Plus (Brooklyn, NY); Hemphill Fine Arts (Washington D.C.); Pierogi Gallery (Brooklyn); Geoffrey Young Gallery (Great Barrington, MA); LIU Brooklyn (Brooklyn, NY); Hionas Gallery, (New York); Harbor (New York, NY). Epstein has been featured in: The New York Times, VICE, ELLE Magazine, L Magazine, Juxtapoz, The Wild Magazine, The Jealous Curator, Design Sponge, The Chronogram, The New Criterion and Dwell Studio. Epstein’s work is in the corporate collections of Facebook, The Big Human, Fidelity Investments, and Oscar Health to name a few. Epstein has curated several exhibitions in NYC. Epstein currently lives and works just outside of New York City.
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