Christopher Wool
American, born 1955
4,524 followers
Christopher Wool
American, born 1955
4,524 followers
High auction record
$30m, Sotheby's, 2015
Blue chip
Represented by internationally recognized galleries.
Collected by major museums
Tate, Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), Indianapolis Museum of Art at Newfields
Exhibitions (1)
Exhibitions
2014
Christopher Wool,
Art Institute of Chicago

Making a name in the New York art scene in the early 1980s, Christopher Wool is best known for his …

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Making a name in the New York art scene in the early 1980s, Christopher Wool is best known for his word paintings, white canvases with black stenciled letters spelling out text like "Sell the house, sell the car, sell the kids" (in his 1998 work Apocalypse Now). In his early paintings, Wool used commercial …

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