John Plumer Ludlum
(1906 - 1993)
John Plumer Ludlum was active/lived in New York, California. John Ludlum is known for celebrity portrait and religious theme painting.
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Biography John Plumer Ludlum
John Plumer Ludlum had an art career that spanned over 70 years. He is known as the Pioneer in the use of Fluorescent Paints in fine art, a technique he called "Living Light".
Born in Hempstead NY, John Ludlum left home at the age of 16 to attend the Chicago Institute of Fine Art. At the age of 20, Ludlum returned to New York, where he studied at the Art Students League and The National Academy of Design. Ludlum had a studio of his own on 46th Street near Broadway, and many known dancers, singers and actors would frequent the Ludlum studio, and some became models. He later moved his studio to the Greenwich Village area of New York City, becoming the founder of the Greenwich Village Artists. Franz Cline, a member, mad
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