VASA MIHICH “TEXAS PARALLELOGRAM”, 2011
Vasa Mihich is a renowned Los Angeles-based artist known for his sleek, colorful, and captivating acrylic sculptures. He was a Senior Professor of Design at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) where he taught color theory for many years. For over half a century he has been working in acrylics, whether on canvas or through sculpture.
His sculptures, with their different geometric planes suspended in acrylic, are dynamic and endlessly fascinating. Caviar20 is excited to be offering this impactful and impressive sculpture. While Vasa often explores color in the form of a parallelogram, this sculpture is notable for its height of 24" tall.
The “Texas Parallelogram” features a strong palette of electric violet, indigo, fluorescent pink contrasted with hyper-pop orange. As with the best of Mihich's work, the color distorts as the viewer moves around the sculpture. The sharp layers of complementary colors slant and expand when viewed from the side, revealing a surprising illumination of a different color.
This evocative tall minimalist sculpture is a paradigm of Mihich’s ongoing investigations of light, color, and negative space. These key optical characteristics are present throughout his oeuvre.
After dedicating years of his career to education, Mihich now commits himself fully to his studio in Los Angeles where he continues to push the potential of sculpture with the acrylic medium.
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Incised signature and date by the artist, bottom edge
Very good condition.
Note: sculpture has been recently repolished
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