Roy Ahlgren: Hard Edge Paintings & Op Art Serigraphs: 1965-1988
Roy Ahlgren entered the art world somewhat in reverse. While most artists start by recording realistic subjects and moving to abstract work later in their careers, Ahlgren began creating geometric abstract designs and continued to do so for 23 years. His media was both serigraphy and traditionally brushed pigment onto canvas. His compositions were unique with many being mathematically constructed with considerable precision.
These compositions depict motion and volume through modulated color. Occasionally, representational elements such as sky, horizon, water and landforms can be seen in Ahlgren's work, but symbolism is usually abundant.
The book details all of Roy's art created during this period and identifies national and international museums that currently hold his work.