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Manfred Mohr

P-202-A, 1977

Plotter drawing ink on paper, 6 parts
13 2/5 × 40 1/5 in
34 × 102.1 cm
On hold
Location
New York , Los Angeles , San Francisco
About the work
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During Mohr's "Cubic Limit" phases, he introduced the cube as a fixed system with …

During Mohr's "Cubic Limit" phases, he introduced the cube as a fixed system with which signs are generated. In the first part of this phase (1972-1976), an alphabet of signs is created from the twelve lines of a cube. In some works, statistics and rotation are used in the algorithm to generate signs. In …

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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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About the work
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New York , Los Angeles , +1 more

During Mohr's "Cubic Limit" phases, he introduced the cube as a fixed system with …

During Mohr's "Cubic Limit" phases, he introduced the cube as a fixed system with which signs are generated. In the first part of this phase (1972-1976), an alphabet of signs is created from the twelve lines of a cube. In some works, statistics and rotation are used in the algorithm to generate signs. In …

Medium
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

P-202-A, 1977

Plotter drawing ink on paper, 6 parts
13 2/5 × 40 1/5 in
34 × 102.1 cm
On hold
Location
New York , Los Angeles , San Francisco
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