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PAUL MOGENSEN
no title, 2018
Stand oil and oil paint on canvas
60 x 2 x 60 in. (unframed)

$45,000

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Paul Mogensen, New York.
Karma, New York

ARTIST BIOGRAPHY
Paul Mogensen (b. 1941) is a New York-based painter who has often been associated with Minimalism, although his mathematical, progressional work resists categorization. Each painting is calibrated according to the rules of elemental mathematics, particularly those deriving from Renaissance and Ancient Egyptian theorems. Mogensen uses such arithmetic progressions to determine the sequence and size of each color form. The resultant morse-code-like arrays call to mind the universalist ideas of early 20th century Russian artists and poets admired by Mogensen, such as Mayakovsky, Rodchenko, and Tatlin. Mogensen was recently presented with the 2019 Award in Art by the American Academy of Arts and Letters. Notable solo exhibitions include Karma, New York (2018); Del Deo & Barzune, New York (2016); Wiener Secession, Vienna (1994); and Janus Gallery, Los Angeles (1981), among others.
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