Robert Mango Speaks Out

November 11, 2014 8:35 PM

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Robert Mango, artist and denizen of Tribeca, NY and former medal winning track star has been running through the streets of New York City since the late '70s when unchecked crime, hopeless buildings and indifferent civil servants characterized the boroughs. New York, with all its energy, potency and power can seem quite surreal at street level on feet that have traversed tens of thousands of running miles coupled with curious eyes that catch every unrelenting detail. Taken the right way, it can become a dreamscape of crossed cultures and mixed metaphors that can either collide or coalesce in a Robert Mango work of art- - and it is here that we see a side of civilization that is raw and resplendent.

To get the most out of the art of Robert Mango I thought it best to pose the following questions regarding the origins and inspirations behind the work.

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