John McLaughlin
#1-1962, 1962

John McLaughlin is seen in the USA as one of the pioneers of Minimal Art and Hard Edge Painting. He showed an interest in Asian art even as a young man, and traveled to China and Japan. During the war he worked for the American army’s Sino Intelligence arm in the Far East. McLaughlin did not start to paint until 1946, when he settled in Dana Point at the age of almost fifty. His thought and work continued to be powerfully influenced by his fascination with oriental art and culture. The painting #1 – 1962 acquired by the Daimler Art Collection, is one of a small group of works produced in the early 1960s that can be broadly defined as stripe pictures. Monochrome lines and stripes are distributed harmoniously across the picture surface. The presence of the colored stripes seems to be so calculated in relation to their extent that a rhythm is developed, stimulating the viewer to respond to the artist’s will and ‘contemplate’. The colors are reminiscent of his early paintings in which he used more energetic, more highly contrasting shades like yellow and red, which he abandoned almost completely later.

Related artworks

Hard Edge 9 Artworks

Peter Halley
Sphere (bronze and silver prisons), 1997
Acrylic and metallic acrylic, Roll-a-tex on canvas

Minimal Art 37 Artworks

Natalia Stachon
Visions and Revisions 13, 2019
Crayon on paper, mounted on Alu-Dibond, framed, 4 parts

Painting 116 Artworks

Max Uhlig
Bewegte Baumkronenreihe [Row of treetops in motion], 2011
Brush, gray and black ink, on Hahnemühle Büttenpapier paper

Shopping cart

Versand und Abwicklung erfolgt über die Bücherbogen am Savignyplatz GmbH in Berlin. Für Fragen zu Bestellungen wenden Sie sich bitte direkt an Handling and Shipping is done by theBücherbogen am Savignyplatz GmbH in Berlin. For questions regarding your order please contact directly.
* Bestellungen aus der EU sind bei PayPal auch ohne Anmeldung möglich. Sie können dann auch bequem per Bankeinzug oder mit Ihrer Kreditkarte zahlen. Für diese Option klicken Sie bitte auf PayPal und wählen anschließend die Bezahlung "Mit Lastschrift oder Kreditkarte" aus. Buyers from within the EU can use PayPal even without having a PayPal account. Via Paypal you can also check out with direct debit or with your credit card. For this option please click on "Check out with PayPal" and make use of the "Payment by Direct Debit or Credit Card".