Sol LeWitt, ‘Arcs, Circles, Grids’, 1972, Wright
Sol LeWitt, ‘Arcs, Circles, Grids’, 1972, Wright

Sheet measures: 71.5 h x 40 w in.

This work is number 124 from the edition of 144 printed by Fine Creations Inc., New York and published by Lincoln Centre/HKL Art Posters, New York.

Signature: Signed and numbered to lower margin 'Lewitt 124/144'.

Art at Lincoln Center: The Public Art and List Print and Poster Collections, Riley, pg. 138

Barbara Krakow Gallery, Boston | Private Collection, New York

About Sol LeWitt

One of the leading exponents of Conceptual art, Sol LeWitt stressed the idea behind his work over its execution. “A blind man can make art if what is in his mind can be passed to another mind in some tangible form,” he once said. LeWitt is best known for his large-scale “Wall Drawings,” rigorous arrays of designs, shapes, grids, and colors rendered in pencil and paint in coherence with strict instructions and diagrams to be followed in executing the work. LeWitt made over 1,200 of these works in his career, his visual vocabulary in strong alignment with Minimalism despite his rejection of the movement. His “structures”, as he preferred to call sculptures, were variations on geometric shapes, constructed from steel, polyurethane, or concrete, often featuring stacked cubes without sides. LeWitt is one of the seminal artists of the late 20th and early 21st centuries, influencing artists like Eva Hesse and Frank Stella, among countless others.

American, 1928-2007, Hartford, Connecticut, based in Chester, Connecticut