An Exchange with Sol LeWitt: A Two Part Exhibition Presented by Cabinet, Brooklyn, NY and MASS MoCA, North Adams, MA

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Daniel Joglar, Instruction, 2010 Documented action Cabinet: January 21 – March 5, 2011 MASS MoCA: January 23 – March 31, 2011 Although celebrated for the revolutionary role he played in the development of both Conceptualism and Minimalism, Sol LeWitt was also renowned for his exchanges of artwork with various artists throughout his lifetime. For LeWitt, the act of exchange seemed to be not only a personal gesture, but also an integral part of his conceptual […]

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Sol LeWitt: 100 Views, by Susan Cross & Denise Markonish, Yale University Press, 2009

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Click to purchase on Amazon.com Just picked up a copy of this new book at MASSMoCA this weekend. Beautiful book! And his wall painting retrospective is incredible. Published to accompany MASS MoCA’s landmark installation of LeWitt’s innovative wall drawings, this book celebrates the artist and his illustrious 50-year career. Denise Markonish is Curator at MASS MoCA. She is editor of Badlands: New Horizons in Landscape (MIT Press 2008) and coauthor of Chris Doyle: 50,000 Beds […]

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Art and Idea, by Alexandra Anderson-Spivy, Artnet Magazine, January 8, 2009

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  Sol LeWitt, Wall Drawing 146A, 2000 “An exhilarating acre of Sol LeWitt’s wall drawings now fills a 19th-century brick factory building at Mass MoCA, the Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art in North Adams, Mass. It’s one thing to encounter a LeWitt wall drawing in a public space like Christie’s Rockefeller Center lobby, the New School’s 13th Street lobby, or the Museum of Modern Art’s fourth-floor Dannheisser Gallery. But to be immersed in three floors […]

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Sol Lewitt: A Wall Drawing Retrospective, MASS MoCA, North Adams, MA

  Opened on November 16, 2008 Sol LeWitt: A Wall Drawing Retrospective comprises 105 of LeWitt’s large-scale wall drawings, spanning the artist’s career from 1969 to 2007. These occupy nearly an acre of specially built interior walls that have been installed—per LeWitt’s own specifications—over three stories of a historic mill building situated at the heart of MASS MoCA’s campus. The 27,000-square-foot structure, known as Building #7, has been fully restored for the exhibition by Bruner/Cott […]

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