Posts tagged Sol LeWitt.
Pace Gallery’s Annual Gift Guide will be coming out next week! Stay tuned as we post gifts for every art-enthusiast on your holiday shopping list. In the meantime here are some of our favorites from last year’s gift guide:
1) A Chuck Close T-Shirt from The Walker Shop.
2) Yoshimoto Nara’s PupCup from Asia Society.
3) Sol LeWitt Serving Bowls from the Mass MoCA Store.
4) A book with text by Jonathan Safran Foer and photographs by Hiroshi Sugimoto entitled Joe.
We will present work by Josef Albers, Alexander Calder, Jim Dine, Tara Donovan, Jean Dubuffet, Adolph Gottlieb, Tim Hawkinson, Robert Irwin, Donald Judd, Sol LeWitt, Maya Lin, Robert Mangold, Agnes Martin, Matta, Elizabeth Murray, Yoshitomo Nara, Thomas Nozkowski, Adam Pendleton, Robert Rauschenberg, Ad Reinhardt, Bridget Riley, Michal Rovner, Lucas Samaras, Joel Shapiro, Raqib Shaw, Kiki Smith, Bosco Sodi, Keith Sonnier, Hiroshi Sugimoto, Antoni Tàpies, Richard Tuttle, Fred Wilson, and Zhang Huan.
© Joel Shapiro; © Sol LeWitt; © Adolph Gottlieb; © Robert Mangold, Courtesy Pace Gallery
Through a generous loan from the estate, Sol LeWitt’s Wall Drawing #972 will be displayed on the first floor corridor of the Einstein Medical Center Montgomery in Pennsylvania. Read more about the project HERE.
Dia Beacon’s presentation of wall drawings by Sol LeWitt from the late 1960s through the mid-1970s were selected by the artist himself. This ongoing exhibit highlights the artist’s monumental Drawing Series-Composite, Part I–IV, #1–24, A + B (1968) and it’s our pick for today’s #MuseumMonday.
Reblog of the day: We love this photograph of Sol LeWitt: Wall Drawings from 1968-2007 currently on view at The Centre Pompidou-Metz.
Reblog of the day: If only the gallery had an oven…we can’t wait to see what confectionery creations all you Sol LeWitt fans make!
CONTEST: Celebrate Sol LeWitt’s 84th birthday (yesterday, Sept 9) by baking or decorating your own LeWitt-inspired birthday cake! Winner gets a MASS MoCA tshirt (and endless bragging rights). Photos should be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org by Sept 16.
Sol LeWitt, Wall Drawing #867: A wall divided vertically into six parts: yellow, purple, blue, orange, red, and green. The wall is divided horizontally in two parts by a wavy line. The top is flat; the bottom is glossy, 1998.
The M-Museum Leuven in Belgium organized an exhibition titled, ”Sol LeWitt. Colors,” featuring the artists wall drawings from the 1960s to the 1980s. The above work fills the largest gallery space with a ceiling height of 7 meters (23 feet)! Wall Drawing # 867 (1998), combines new variables in the artist’s systems: saturated colors in acrylic paint, wavy lines, and glossy varnish.
Photo: Cis Van Nijverseel – M Leuven, 2012. LeWitt Collection, Chester, Connecticut © SABAM
Reblog of the day! Answer: You bet we are! The Pace Gallery Gals are currently planning a summer get-away to escape NYC and visit Mass MoCA…we suggest you do too!
Are you ready to be hypnotized by Sol LeWitt?
Take a behind-the-scenes look into the making of Wall Drawing #449 currently on view at Museum Leuven.
© Sol LeWitt, Wall Drawing #449 (detail), 1985. Communauté française de Belgique – Dépôt au Musée d’Art Moderne et d’Art Contemporain – Liège © SABAM
Sol LeWitt’s Lines in Four Directions in Flowers is mentioned in Vogue’s Culture page, be sure to visit it at Reilly Memorial in Fairmount Park!
“We wanted to have that pixelation of plants, so that the negative space is just as important as the positive,” says Sue Weiler, a partner at OLIN, the landscape architectural firm that executed the project.
Take a look inside the Sol LeWitt exhibit currently on view at Centre Pompidou Metz…more pictures here.
Reblog of the day!
Reblog of the day! Attention Philly followers: This beautiful Sol LeWitt garden at the Philadelphia Museum of Art is something NOT to be missed!
This morning, we attended a dedication ceremony for our Sol LeWitt garden, titled Lines in Four Directions in Flowers. Over thirty years since its original conception, the garden is made up of more than 7,000 plantings arranged in strategically configured rows. Enjoy!