24: Robert Mangold, 1/2 V Series, 1986
1/2 V Series, 1968. acrylic and graphite on masonite, in two panels each: 48 x 48 in. (121.9 x 121.9 cm) overall: 48 x 96 in. (121.9 x 243.8 cm) Each signed and titled “R. Mangold, 1/2 V Series” on the reverse. Also dated 1968 on the reverse of the right panel.
PROVENANCE Galerie Bruno Bischofberger, Zurich Fischbach Gallery, New York Galerie Konrad Fischer, Düsseldorf John Weber Gallery, New York Gilman Paper Company, New York Sale: Christie’s, New York, Minimal and Conceptual Art from the Gilman Paper Company, May 5, 1987, lot 23 Private Collection Sale: Sotheby’s, New York, Contemporary Part I, May 14, 2008, lot 76 Acquired at the above sale by the present owner
EXHIBITED New York, Fischbach Gallery, Robert Mangold, February - March, 1969 Dallas, Dallas Museum of Art, One Man's Choice, December 14, 1969 - January 18, 1970 New York, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, Robert Mangold, November 18, 1971 - January 2, 1972 Chicago, Museum of Contemporary Art, Three Decades: The Oliver Hoffman Collection, December 17, 1988 – February 5, 1989
LITERATURE D. Waldman, Robert Mangold, New York, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, 1971, cat. no. 11 (illustrated) S. Singer, Robert Mangold, Amsterdam, Stedelijk Museum, 1982, cat. no. 82 (diagram illustrated)