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sol lewitt

Exhibitions at the Peedie:
Fragment #4 | 22nd July 2006

123454321 by sol lewitt - yorkshire sculpture park
123454321 by Sol Lewitt
Cinderblock 1993
Yorkshire Sculpture Park

Sol Lewitt (b Hartford, CT, 9 Sept 1928). American sculptor, printmaker and draughtsman. Studied at Syracuse University 1945 to 1949 and served in the US Army in Japan and Korea between 1951 and 1952. There he was able to visit oriental shrines, temples and gardens. 1953, moved to New York and attended the Cartoonists and Illustrators School. From 1955 to 1956 worked as a graphic designer for architect I. M. Pei - began to make paintings. Abandoned painting in 1962 and began to make abstract black and white reliefs, followed in 1963 by relief constructions with nested enclosures projecting into space, and box and table like constructions.

fragment #4
Fragment of 123454321 by Sol Lewitt
Cinderblock 1993

All images © the artist / the Peedie Gallery