Collection: Ludwig Sander   1906 - 1975 

Ludwig Sander was born in Staten Island, NY in 1906. He studied in New York with George Elmer Brown and Alexander Archipenko in the mid-1920s, in Paris in the late-1920s, and afterwards again in New York, at the Art Students League.In the early-1930s he studied in Munich with Hans Hoffman and returned to New York finally a few years later.

In 1949 he co-founded "The Club", an association and discussion group for artists in New York, whose sixteen members included Willem De Kooning, Franz Kline, Ad Reinhardt and Conrad Marca-Relli. Two years later Sander was one of the artists included in the famous 'Ninth Street Show', organized by the participating artists but hung by Leo Castelli, which first presented this group of abstract artists, the 'New York School', to the public.