Lou Patrou, a self-taught artist from the greater New York City area, has been steadily
drawing and painting faces and figures for well over 40 years.

Patrou's work is difficult to categorize right away, because he doesn't always use the same artistic language, repeat the same disciplines,
color schemes or follow a straight predictable direction with his work. One thing you could say is that he is obsessed with making faces and
finding new ways to create designs and forms out of them. He prefers to jump around between several styles and techniques. His work can go
from tight graphic pop art, softly rendered whimsical and kitschy pieces to forms and shapes suggesting patterns, to visceral narratives. The
work has scaled up in size over the years, and as a body of work is constantly "mixing it up".
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Lou Patrou
Hotel Giraffe
Hotel Elysee
The Casablanca Hotel
The Library Hotel
The Library Hotel Collection
The Library Hotel Collection
39" x 51"
acrylic on watercolor paper 2012
22" x 30"
watercolor on paper 1984
40" x 60"
acrylic and watercolor on paper2010
Cat Guys Talking
22" x 30"pastel on paper
40" x 60"
acrylic on watercolor paper 2014
18" x 24"
graphite drawing on paper 2004
Dog and Bones
22" x 30"
watercolor on paper
The Big Bang
19" x 24"
graphite on paper  2012
22" x 30"
pastel on paper 1985
Blue Flowers
15" x 19"
graphite and acrylic on paper 2012
14" x 17"
graphite drawing on paper 2001
UFO Ladies
8" x 10"
graphite on paper
The Church
11" x 14"
graphite drawing on paper 2001
Blue Cat
10 1/2 " x 13"
pastel on paper 1972