Exhibition of New Paintings by the Renowned Colorist Ron Ehrlich at Stephen Haller Gallery

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NEW YORK, NY- Stephen Haller Gallery presents an exhibition of new paintings by the renowned colorist Ron Ehrlich. With a rare level of skill and a complex methodology Ehrlich tackles his paintings with a contrasting muscularity and intellectual vigor. Ehrlich’s provocative and intense personality is evident in the vitality of his painting. Best known as a pyrotechnical colorist wielding a blowtorch among other techniques, Ehrlich sees this new series of paintings as a natural evolution. He says he has always wanted to create a metaphor for freedom, and this series is an attempt to get rid of more constraints – to “blow off the edges of the work.” However he still uses the formality of a contrasting line at the top of the paintings satisfying the need for a sense of resolution. Applying the paint in larger sweeping gestures, Ehrlich brings his work to another level in the process. Yet he is