• size 31" × 30"
  • year 2014
  • medium Graphite on hand-gridded paper
  • framed In white
  • price $2200
“Through my work I explore the way that repetitiveness is structured into discrete forms that are shaped by the prototype, which become the pattern, which become the system, which is itself repeating.” — Robert Otto Epstein
Robert otto epstein

About the Artist

Robert otto epstein

Robert Otto Epstein (b. 1979) studied philosophy and political science at the University of Pittsburgh and law at the University of Durham in the UK. He has exhibited widely in the US and Europe and has been featured in several publications, including The New York Times, ELLE Magazine, L Magazine, The Jealous Curator, Design Sponge, The Chronogram, The New Criterion, Brown Paper Bag, Pattern Pulp, Juxtapoz, Little Paper Planes, Make Space, Dwell Studio, Roll Magazine, Past Present Future, and The Wild Magazine. Epstein’s work is in the corporate collections of Facebook, The Big Human, and Fidelity Investments, to name a few. Epstein has curated many exhibitions in New York City.

From the Journal

From the Journal

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  • Meet
  • Robert Otto Epstein
  • Robert Otto Epstein tells us about influences and processes in his paintings, along with the value of outsider perspectives.
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  • Oscar Health
  • Headquartered in Nolita's historic Puck Building, the offices of Oscar Health underscore their commitment to redefining the age-old health insurance industry.
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  • In Good Company
  • DwellStudio
  • Inside the SoHo, NYC DwellStudio store, featuring artwork by Robert Otto Epstein, Erin Lynn Welsh, and Colleen Ho.
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  • At Home
  • Annie & Jack in Prospect Heights
  • When Annie and Jack moved from Chinatown to Prospect Heights, they called upon Refinery29's Sean Santiago to mediate their styles.
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