Christopher Wool

American, b. 1955

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Bio

Making a name in the New York art scene in the early 1980s, Christopher Wool is best known for his word paintings, white aluminum panels with black stenciled letters spelling out text like "Sell the house, sell the car, sell the kids" (in …

Blue chip status
Blue-chip representation
Represented by internationally reputable galleries.
Auction
High auction record
$29.9m, Sotheby's, 2015

Notable works

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Career highlights
User
Solo show at a major institution
Guggenheim Museum, and 3 more
Group
Group show at a major institution
The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), and 11 more
Institution
Collected by a major institution
Tate, Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), and 1 more
Publication
Reviewed by a major art publication
Artforum, and 5 more
Fair
Included in a major biennial
Venice Biennale International Exhibition, and 3 more
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