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Sol LeWitt

Arcs from Four Corners, 1986

Woodcut in colors on Japon paper
22 7/8 × 32 3/8 in
58.1 × 82.2 cm
Edition 31/200 + 20AP
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Published by Crown Point Press, San Francisco LITERATURE: Krakow, 1986.01

Condition Report:

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Published by Crown Point Press, San Francisco LITERATURE: Krakow, 1986.01

Condition Report: Scattered moderate to heavy foxing spots; mild handling creases to the extreme edges. Floated and framed under acrylic. Framed Dimensions 26 X 35 Inches

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Signed, numbered, and titled in pencil along lower edge, with publisher's blindstamp
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Sol LeWitt
American, 1928–2007
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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.

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About the work
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Published by Crown Point Press, San Francisco LITERATURE: Krakow, 1986.01

Condition Report:

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Published by Crown Point Press, San Francisco LITERATURE: Krakow, 1986.01

Condition Report: Scattered moderate to heavy foxing spots; mild handling creases to the extreme edges. Floated and framed under acrylic. Framed Dimensions 26 X 35 Inches

Signature
Signed, numbered, and titled in pencil along lower edge, with publisher's blindstamp
Image rights
Courtesy of Heritage Auctions
Sol LeWitt
American, 1928–2007
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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.

Sol LeWitt

Arcs from Four Corners, 1986

Woodcut in colors on Japon paper
22 7/8 × 32 3/8 in
58.1 × 82.2 cm
Edition 31/200 + 20AP
Bidding closed
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