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frosch&portmann is pleased to present Open Sesame, Charles Ladson’s first solo exhibition with the gallery. The artist lives and works in Macon, Georgia.

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frosch&portmann is pleased to present Open Sesame, Charles Ladson’s first solo exhibition with the gallery. The artist lives and works in Macon, Georgia.

The paintings in this show result from Ladson’s continuous layering and re-working process of what he calls, “bad ideas consisting of movements, commitments, and random events.” Elements are added and subtracted, initially without apparent …

frosch&portmann is pleased to present Open Sesame, Charles Ladson’s first solo exhibition with the gallery. The artist lives and works in Macon, Georgia.

The paintings in this show result from Ladson’s continuous layering and re-working process of what he calls, “bad ideas consisting of movements, commitments, and random events.” Elements are added and subtracted, initially without apparent direction; the works ramble on in this manner—addition and subtraction, paint and edit—until the artist captures the exact moments that are formally pleasing. These moments accumulate and interact …

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FROSCH&CO
New York

Location

34 E Broadway
New York, NY, US
Monday–Tuesday, Closed
Wednesday–Sunday, 12pm–6pm