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Sol LeWitt

Study For Irregular Cubes, 1983

Gouach
10 4/5 × 22 1/5 in
27.5 × 56.5 cm
This is a unique work.
€19,500
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Only Exhibition
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Study For Irregular Cubes is an original gouache on paper realized by Sol Lewitt in 1983.

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Study For Irregular Cubes is an original gouache on paper realized by Sol Lewitt in 1983.
Hand-signed and dated on the lower right.
This contemporary artwork consists in three sketches of cubes in the artist's typical style. Beginning in the mid-1960s with a simple artistic vocabulary of lines and cubes, LeWitt used …

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Hand-signed and dated on the lower right.
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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Study For Irregular Cubes is an original gouache on paper realized by Sol Lewitt in 1983.

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Study For Irregular Cubes is an original gouache on paper realized by Sol Lewitt in 1983.
Hand-signed and dated on the lower right.
This contemporary artwork consists in three sketches of cubes in the artist's typical style. Beginning in the mid-1960s with a simple artistic vocabulary of lines and cubes, LeWitt used …

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Signature
Hand-signed and dated on the lower right.
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

Study For Irregular Cubes, 1983

Gouach
10 4/5 × 22 1/5 in
27.5 × 56.5 cm
This is a unique work.
€19,500
location
Only Exhibition
Have a question? Read our FAQ.
Want to sell a work by this artist? Consign with Artsy.
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