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Manfred Mohr

Bild-1967 Zeichnung A, 1967

Hand drawing, ink on paper
29 3/5 × 23 7/10 in
75.2 × 60.2 cm
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Location
New York , Los Angeles , San Francisco
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From the "Hard Edge" phase (1966-1969) of work, "Bild-1967 Zeichnung A" (1967) …

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Drawing, Collage or other Work on Paper
Manfred Mohr
German, b. 1938
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Influenced by his experience as a jazz musician and by German philosopher Max Bense’s theories on rational aesthetics, Manfred Mohr has been an innovator in the field of computer-generated art. To manipulate, for example, the myriad variations of the 11-dimension hypercube, Mohr created algorithms in FORTRAN programming language and printed them on flatbed plotters before the advent of laser printers. Mohr’s “Klangfarben” series (2008) features paintings and digital animation of brightly colored diagonal lines and intersecting planes against a flat black background.

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From the "Hard Edge" phase (1966-1969) of work, "Bild-1967 Zeichnung A" (1967) is exemplary of Mohr's geometric abstraction prior to generating work with a computer. This phase introduces geometry and constructability (but not yet the computer) into his work. In a subjective selection process, …

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Drawing, Collage or other Work on Paper
Manfred Mohr
German, b. 1938
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Influenced by his experience as a jazz musician and by German philosopher Max Bense’s theories on rational aesthetics, Manfred Mohr has been an innovator in the field of computer-generated art. To manipulate, for example, the myriad variations of the 11-dimension hypercube, Mohr created algorithms in FORTRAN programming language and printed them on flatbed plotters before the advent of laser printers. Mohr’s “Klangfarben” series (2008) features paintings and digital animation of brightly colored diagonal lines and intersecting planes against a flat black background.

Manfred Mohr

Bild-1967 Zeichnung A, 1967

Hand drawing, ink on paper
29 3/5 × 23 7/10 in
75.2 × 60.2 cm
On hold
Location
New York , Los Angeles , San Francisco
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