A key figure in Minimalist art, Robert Mangold’s restrained aesthetic of geometric shapes and subtle colors has brought him immense international renown. Mangold was born in 1937 and has been exploring the complexities and interrelations of lines, curves, and planes of color with striking economy of form since the 1960s. Not limiting himself to painting, the artist made his first fine art limited edition prints in 1972 and continued to… Read more
About the artwork
These four separate prints represent four variations on the geometric shape of the semi circle, featuring differently colored stripes as well as fine ovals drawn within the form itself. Semi-Circle I-IV are unequivicably Mangold, supremely calm they reflect the artist's interest in formal and spatial relations, and more specifically his exploration of how shapes fit together. Furthering his investigation into the visual impact of darker and lighter colors on our perception of the same form, this is Minimalism at its best, restrained and subtle, quiet and reflective.