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Manfred Mohr «P-36 White Noise» | P-36 "White Noise"
Manfred Mohr, «P-36 White Noise», 1971
P-36 "White Noise" | © Manfred Mohr
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Collection Musée d' Art Contemporain, Montreal (CDN)


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France | 132*100 cm (W*H)

 Manfred Mohr

b 1938 in Pforzheim (D). He worked in Paris from 1963 to 1983 and has lived and worked in New York since 1981. In 1965 he studied lithography at the Ecole des Beaux Arts, Paris and his geometric experiments led to hard edge painting. In 1968, his first one-man exhibition took place at the Daniel Templon Gallery, Paris. Influenced by Max Bense and the composer Pierre Barbaud, first computer-generated drawings in 1969. In 1972, sequential computer drawings are introduced and he began to work on fixed structures. In 1977 he began to work with the 4-D hypercube and graph-theory and in 1987 renewed the work on the 4-D hypercube and extended the work to the 5-D and 6-D hypercube rotation as well as projection as generators of signs. In 1997 he was elected a member of the group «American Abstract Artists.» In 1998, he started to use colour, after using black and white for more than three decades.