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Manfred Mohr

Year of birth, place
1938, Pforzheim, Germany
lives and works in
New York, United States

After a training at the Kunst- und Werkschule Pforzheim the artist Manfred Mohr studied at the École des Beaux Arts, Paris. He has been living and working in New York since 1981. His works are represented in numerous collections, among others, the Centre Pompidou, Paris, the Museum Ludwig, Cologne, and Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam. His works have been on show in numerous solo- and group exhibitions, such as at the Kunsthalle Bremen, the Museum of Modern Art, New York, the Centre Pompidou, the Museo Nacional Centro de Reina Sofia, Madrid and the PS1, New York. His art has been awarded with numerous prizes, among others, with the Goldenen Nica of the Ars Electronica (1990), as well as the d.velop digital art award [ddaa] (2006).

Lit.: M. M., »Manfred Mohr. Computer Graphics – Une esthétique programmée«, exhib. cat., Musée d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, 1971.


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