Lawrence Weiner

Rocks Upon the Beach Sand Upon the Rocks


Not on view
Language + the materials referred to
Dimensions variable
Acquisition from the Werner Dannheisser Testamentary Trust
Object number
© 2015 Lawrence Weiner / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York
Painting and Sculpture
This work is not on view.
Lawrence Weiner has 97 works online.
There are 1,416 sculptures online.

Weiner's medium is language. As a Conceptual artist his constructions of words and phrases seek to affect our perception of the spaces they are presented in. In appearance the language used by the artist is plain and neutral. In effect, however, this particular piece is quite evocative—the artist invites us to imagine ourselves surrounded by sand and rocks as we enter a space inhabited by art.

Gallery label from 2007

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