Robert Mangold's Framed Squares

Robert Mangold, what's not to love?  Roberta Smith reviewed his recent show at Pace Gallery for the NY Times
For over five decades, Mr. Mangold has been mining an extremely spare combination of shape, color and line (always drawn in dark pencil) with consistently outstanding results that reveal the thoughtfulness of beauty in both classical and contemporary terms. At present, they emphatically divest formalism of its glib definition as empty form — which itself may not exist anyway. more
Robert Mangold, Framed Square With Open Center II (2013),Credit2014 Robert Mangold/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York, Pace Galler

Installation view at Pace


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