Luise Ritter


KW Thierbach, 29,7 x 40 cm, Bleistift auf Papier, 2015, Fotografin: Luise Ritter


Spinnerei Leipzig, 90 x 150 cm, Bleistift auf Papier, ´2016, Fotografin: Luise Ritter


Collectio Mapparum, Bleistift/Papier/Wellpappe/MDF/Acrylglas, 210 x 240 x 200 cm, 2014, Fotografin: Luise Ritter

Luise Ritter, born 1987 in Leipzig, lives and works in Halle/Saale and Leipzig.

Luise Ritters drawings reveal a perplexing view on our everyday surroundings. The inside is turned to the outside and made visible. The beholder gets drawn into a pencil-measured world and runs the risk of loosing himself in the richness of details of the depicted rooms, streets and landscapes.

Space plays an important role in Luise Ritters work. Image space is created on one hand within her drawings, on the other hand her works intervene with the space that surrounds them, either classically with pens on paper in a frame or with the use of different materials, like window color and cardboard, formed in a sculptural way. – Lydia Wahrig

She studied at Burg Giebichenstein/Kunsthochschule Halle with Christine Triebsch, Thomas Rug and Sebastian Richter; at Accademia di Belle Arti di Roma and at Hochschule für Grafik und Buchkunst Leipzig. Her works were on view at following selected institutions: Galerie Burg 2, Halle; LICHTHAUS, Halle; Kunst- und Projektraum hr.fleischer, Halle; SCHAU, Dresden; a room that… Spinnerei, Leipzig; GULZAN Concept Store Prague; Galerie Merbecks, Chemnitz; artQ13, Rome; Galerie bipolar, Leipzig; Westpol A.I.R. Space, Leipzig; Rösslstube, Dresden; Galerie im Volkspark, Halle; Galerie Nord / Kunstverein Tiergarten, Berlin; ehemalige JVA, Magdeburg; Kunsthalle am Hawerkamp, Münster; Gallery of Art – Temple University Rome, Rome; The Room Rome, Rome; GRASSI Museum für Angewandte Kunst Leipzig; Galerie im Bürgerhaus, Zella-Mehlis.