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Back to Artwork in Focus: Three drawings by Sol LeWitt at Olivier Malingue

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This week we are presenting three artworks by Sol LeWitt: 'Grids, Circles, Arcs From Four Sides and Four Corners' (15 December 1971), 'Drawing for Incomplete Open Cube 9/13' (1973) & 'Drawing for Incomplete Open Cube 9/9' (1973).

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Sol LeWitt was one of the key figures in the establishment of Minimalist and Conceptual art during the second half of the 20th century. While devoted to building his artistic career and consolidating an original aesthetic, LeWitt engaged with simple ideas and geometric shapes, such as quadrilaterals, circles, triangles, and lines. Throughout his career, the artist experimented both with colour …

Sol LeWitt was one of the key figures in the establishment of Minimalist and Conceptual art during the second half of the 20th century. While devoted to building his artistic career and consolidating an original aesthetic, LeWitt engaged with simple ideas and geometric shapes, such as quadrilaterals, circles, triangles, and lines. Throughout his career, the artist experimented both with colour and its absence, developing from his early rigorous monochrome compositions and installations to his late recognisable polychromatic visual ensembles. Most of LeWitt's production was based on ideas …