Lawrence Weiner, ‘WHITHER THOU GOETH - WHERESOEVER WHY & WHERE SO EVER’, 2017, Regen Projects
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Lawrence Weiner

WHITHER THOU GOETH - WHERESOEVER WHY & WHERE SO EVER, 2017

Fiber-castel pencil & gouache on folded archival paper
41 3/8 × 33 1/2 in
105.1 × 85.1 cm
Location
Los Angeles
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Lawrence Weiner
American, b. 1942
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Influential Conceptual artist Lawrence Weiner is known for his language-based sculpture and works pursuing inquiries into language and a radical redefinition of the artist/viewer relationship. In pieces like A Square Removal From a Rug in Use (1969) or Encased By + Reduced to Rust (1986), the value exists in the idea itself, as expressed in words. Considering language to be a sculptural material and believing that a construction in language can function as sculpture as adequately as a fabricated object, Weiner's works operate beyond the specificity and constraints of traditional presentation, inspiring artists like Barbara Kruger and Felix Gonzalez-Torres.

Lawrence Weiner, ‘WHITHER THOU GOETH - WHERESOEVER WHY & WHERE SO EVER’, 2017, Regen Projects
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Lawrence Weiner
American, b. 1942
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Influential Conceptual artist Lawrence Weiner is known for his language-based sculpture and works pursuing inquiries into language and a radical redefinition of the artist/viewer relationship. In pieces like A Square Removal From a Rug in Use (1969) or Encased By + Reduced to Rust (1986), the value exists in the idea itself, as expressed in words. Considering language to be a sculptural material and believing that a construction in language can function as sculpture as adequately as a fabricated object, Weiner's works operate beyond the specificity and constraints of traditional presentation, inspiring artists like Barbara Kruger and Felix Gonzalez-Torres.

Lawrence Weiner

WHITHER THOU GOETH - WHERESOEVER WHY & WHERE SO EVER, 2017

Fiber-castel pencil & gouache on folded archival paper
41 3/8 × 33 1/2 in
105.1 × 85.1 cm
Location
Los Angeles
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