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Lawrence Charles Weiner

 (born 1942)
Lawrence Charles Weiner is active/lives in New York.  Lawrence Weiner is known for sculptor, abstract word imagery.

Biography   Lawrence Charles Weiner


Conceptual Art, Lawrence Charles Weiner was born in Bronx, New York, 1942, and educated at Stuyvesant High School in New York City. He became known in the thriving New York art scene of the 1950s and 60s.

As a Conceptual Artist, Lawrence Weiner works with language, using words like stone, water, wood or glass, and meaning stone, water, wood or glass. "When he describes them as matt, wet or shining, he endows them with a concrete state that conveys a clear and unambiguous message to the recipient of the information, the viewer." The existence of the artwork depends upon the viewer, their role is to associate a symbolic content with the word sculptures. Interpretations vary according to each viewer's life experience, and in the contex   ...  Displaying 750 of 1758 characters.

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BALLS OF WOOD BALLS OF IRON
© 2001 Lawrence Weiner / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

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HARD AS A ROCK OR (ASSUMING THE POSITION) SOFT AS SILK PUT TOGETHER OR (ASSUMING THE POSITION) SPREAD APART PLACED ON TOP OR (ASSUMING THE POSITION) PLACED BELOW TOSSED ASIDE OR (ASSUMING THE POSITION) CARRIED ALONG
© 2001 Lawrence Weiner / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

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HAVING A RELATION TO THE MANNER OF THINGS: HAVING HAD A RELATION TO THE MANNER OF THINGS:
© 2001 Lawrence Weiner / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

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