Sol LeWitt: Wall Drawing #370


Sol LeWitt (American, 1928–2007) executed drawings by hand throughout his life; in 1968 he extricated his work from the confines of the frame and transferred it directly to the wall. The wall compositions were designed for limited duration and maximum flexibility within a broad range of architectural settings. Initially executed by drafters, these works in their finished state were most often slated for destruction. A seminal practitioner of Conceptual Art, LeWitt emphasized the creative idea that generates a work of art, as opposed to the work's material existence. "For each work of art that becomes physical," he wrote, "there are many variations that do not. —The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Start Date
Monday, June 30, 2014
End Date
Sunday, January 28, 2018
The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Sol LeWitt: Wall Drawing #370

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