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Robert Longo

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Brooklyn, New York

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Current Exhibitions and Events
Sep, 2014 Music Palace: The Power of Music Seen by Visual Artists
Villa Empain - Boghossian Foundation

Robert Longo is an American painter and sculptor. He had a childhood fascination with mass media: movies, television, magazines, and comic books, which continue to influence his art. Although he studied sculpture, drawing remained Longo's favorite form of self-expression. However, the sculptural influence pervades his drawing technique, as Longo's "portraits" have a distinctive chiseled line that seems to give the drawings a three-dimensional quality. Longo uses graphite like clay, molding it to create images like the writhing, dancing figures in his seminal "Men in the Cities" series.

You van visit his offical web site here.


Recent Exhibits

Robert Longo participated in these exhibits:

Nov, 2014 La Parole est à la Figuration
Galerie Natalie Seroussi
Aug, 2014 Pictures, Before and After – An Exhibition for Douglas Crimp
Galerie Buchholz
Jul, 2014 Bad Thoughts - Collectie Martijn en Jeannette Sanders
Stedelijk Museum
Jun, 2014 Love Story
21er Haus
Jun, 2014 Modern and Contemporary Prints and Editions
McClain Gallery
Jun, 2014 Legacy: The Emily Fisher Landau Collection
San Jose Museum of Art
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