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Sol LeWitt

Colors with Lines in Four Directions, Within a Black Border (Blue); Colors with Lines in Four Directions, Within a Black Border (Red); and Colors with Lines in Four Directions: one plate, 1990 and 1991

Three screenprints in colors, on Somerset Textured paper, with full margins
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Two images: 45 1/2 x 45 1/2 in. (115.6 x 115.6 cm)
Two sheets: 47 3/4 x 47 3/4 in. (121.3 x 121.3 cm)

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Two images: 45 1/2 x 45 1/2 in. (115.6 x 115.6 cm)
Two sheets: 47 3/4 x 47 3/4 in. (121.3 x 121.3 cm)
One image: 42 x 42 in. (106.7 x 106.7 cm)
One sheet: 46 3/4 x 46 3/4 in. (118.7 x 118.7 cm)
All unframed

Signature
All signed and numbered TP 4/6, TP 4/5, TP 3/3 respectively in pencil (trial proofs, the editions were 100, 75, 30, and 15, 25, 8 artist's … Read more
Publisher
Blue: Parasol Press, New York; Red: Danielle Mitterand, Paris, France; Green: Marilena Bonomo, Bari, Italy
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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P
Phillips

Two images: 45 1/2 x 45 1/2 in. (115.6 x 115.6 cm)
Two sheets: 47 3/4 x 47 3/4 in. (121.3 x 121.3 cm)

Read more

Two images: 45 1/2 x 45 1/2 in. (115.6 x 115.6 cm)
Two sheets: 47 3/4 x 47 3/4 in. (121.3 x 121.3 cm)
One image: 42 x 42 in. (106.7 x 106.7 cm)
One sheet: 46 3/4 x 46 3/4 in. (118.7 x 118.7 cm)
All unframed

Signature
All signed and numbered TP 4/6, TP 4/5, TP 3/3 respectively in pencil (trial proofs, the editions were 100, 75, 30, and 15, 25, 8 artist's … Read more
Publisher
Blue: Parasol Press, New York; Red: Danielle Mitterand, Paris, France; Green: Marilena Bonomo, Bari, Italy
Sol LeWitt
American, 1928–2007
Follow

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

Colors with Lines in Four Directions, Within a Black Border (Blue); Colors with Lines in Four Directions, Within a Black Border (Red); and Colors with Lines in Four Directions: one plate, 1990 and 1991

Three screenprints in colors, on Somerset Textured paper, with full margins
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