(1928 - 2007)
Sol LeWitt was active/lived in New York, Connecticut. Sol LeWitt is known for conceptual sculpture, geometric design wall painting.
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Known for his modular white cube sculpture, geometric drawings and
abstract design paintings including many wall paintings that took teams
of people to execute, Sol LeWitt was a major promoter of
dominant post World War II
Conceptualism and Minimalism. He used geometric shapes and lines
to challenge his viewers, and sometimes they seemed logical and other
times they seemed to have no basis in either reason or reality.
Although he was highly active in New York City, he shied away from any
semblance of art celebrity life style and spent much of his later life
working from his home and studio in Chester, Connecticut. At the
beginning of his career when he was gaining notoriety, conservative
critics panned him
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