Art Brokerage: Robert Mangold American Artist: B. 1937. Minimalist painter Robert Mangold was born October 12, 1937, in North Tonawanda, New York, growing up in Buffalo, New York. He studied illustration in 1956 at the Cleveland Institute of Art, in Ohio, transferring to fine arts there in 1957, and graduating in 1959. He was influenced by Abstract Expressionism after viewing the major artists of that movement at the 1957 Carnegie International in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and an exhibition of Clyfford Still's paintings at the Albright-Knox Art Gallery in Buffalo. 1965, Mangold had his first one-man exhibition of minimalist paintings, which looked like the walls on which they were hung. Titled "Walls and Areas" it was held at the Fischbach Gallery, in New York City, where he showed through 1973. He was included in an exhibition of minimalism at the Jewish Museum, New York City, in 1965-1966. He joined the John Weber Gallery in 1972, Paula Cooper Gallery in 1984, and Pace Gallery in 1991, all New York City galleries. In the mid-1960s, Mangold was hired to the faculty of the School of Visual Arts, New York City. He received a Guggenheim fellowship in 1969, with which he and Plimack built a home in the Catskill Mountains in New York State. They moved, in the mid-1970s, to Washingtonville, New York, where they still reside. work was exhibited at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York City, in 1971; the Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego, California in 1974; and the Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, Holland, in 1982. Listings wanted by Art Brokerage.