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Sol LeWitt, ‘Vertical Lines not Touching’, Christie's
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Sol LeWitt

Vertical Lines not Touching

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Sol LeWitt (1928-2007)

Vertical Lines not Touching

signed, titled, dated, and inscribed …

Sol LeWitt (1928-2007)

Vertical Lines not Touching

signed, titled, dated, and inscribed 'Vertical lines not meeting / Sol LeWitt / Milano / July 11, 1971' (on the reverse)

ink on paper

14 3/8 x 14 3/8 in. (36.5 x 36.5 cm.)

Drawn in 1971.

Signature
Signed, titled, dated, and inscribed 'Vertical lines not meeting / Sol LeWitt / Milano / July 11, 1971' (on the reverse)
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, ‘Vertical Lines not Touching’, Christie's
Sol LeWitt, ‘Vertical Lines not Touching’, Christie's
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Sol LeWitt (1928-2007)

Vertical Lines not Touching

signed, titled, dated, and inscribed …

Sol LeWitt (1928-2007)

Vertical Lines not Touching

signed, titled, dated, and inscribed 'Vertical lines not meeting / Sol LeWitt / Milano / July 11, 1971' (on the reverse)

ink on paper

14 3/8 x 14 3/8 in. (36.5 x 36.5 cm.)

Drawn in 1971.

Signature
Signed, titled, dated, and inscribed 'Vertical lines not meeting / Sol LeWitt / Milano / July 11, 1971' (on the reverse)
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

Vertical Lines not Touching

Ink on paper
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