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Introduction
Solomon "Sol" LeWitt (September 9, 1928 – April 8, 2007) was an American artist linked to various movements, including conceptual art and minimalism.LeWitt came to fame in the late 1960s with his wall drawings and "structures" (a term he preferred instead of "sculptures") but was prolific in a wide range of media including drawing, printmaking, photography, painting, installation, and artist's books. He has been the subject of hundreds of solo exhibitions in museums and galleries around the world since 1965. The first biography of the artist, Sol LeWitt: A Life of Ideas, by Lary Bloom, was published by Wesleyan University Press in the spring of 2019.
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Introduction
LeWitt moved from Minimalism to Conceptual art in the 1970s often stressing theory over execution, employing systems to govern the artistic process, that most often result in large-scale wall drawings.
Nationality
American
Gender
Male
Roles
Artist, Muralist, Conceptual Artist, Painter, Sculptor
Names
Sol LeWitt, Sol Lewitt, Sol Le Witt
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