Artists in the History

Sol Lewitt

The network of cubes allowed Levitt to explore the juxtaposition of different sizes and shapes arranged according to certain pre-established rules and ideas. Written instructions for each of these abstract works were given and sometimes a small sketch was drawn by his assistants and others. The design consisted of four equal square segments with lines in four directions (Lines in Four Directions [1985] ), integrated into a building in Chicago (

(Artist’s book) Two directions and five colors of lines and all their combinations (artist’s book) The arrangement of straight lines, not straight lines and polylines and all their combinations (artist’s book). Red, blue, and yellow lines from the edges, corners, and center of the page to the points on the grid (artist’s book).

Working drawings and other objects visible on paper do not have to be considered art and. Levitt pointed out the importance of the idea of art – which was essentially a work of art – and that its final production could be delegated.

Saul Levitt was one of the leading figures of his day; he transformed the process of artistic creation by questioning the fundamental relationship between an idea, an artist’s subjectivity and the work of art an idea can create. While many artists challenged modern notions of originality, authorship and artistic genius in the 1960s, Levitt denied that approaches such as minimalism, conceptualism and technological art were merely technical or illustrative of philosophy.

Saul Levitt (1928-2007) was instrumental in creating a revolutionary contradiction of the 1960s aesthetic with the Abstract Expressionist currents of the 1950s and 1960s New York School. Levitt has always emphasized the importance of a concept or idea and his work is done by others with clear and rigorous instructions. Levitt has published more than 50 books on the 1960s and 1960s over his career.

In 1976 Levitt, along with others artists and critics Lucy Lippard, Carol Androcchio, Amy Baker (Sandback), Edith DeAck, Mike Glier, Nancy Lynn, along with other artists and critics, helped found Printed Matter, Inc., a commercial art space in the area Tribeca in New York. Walter Robinson was the opposite of an artist as a celebrity.

Since then, grids have become a ubiquitous matrix in all the media in which Levitt worked: drawings and gouache on paper, photographic cycles, artist books, furniture and frescoes. The name of the exhibition derives from Levitt’s passion for classical music, a constant companion in the studio and during leisure hours.

Solomon Solomon (September 9, 1928 — April 8, 2007) was an American artist associated with a variety of movements, including conceptual art and minimalism. He became famous in the late 1960s for his wall paintings and “structures” (a term he preferred over “sculpture”), but was prolific in a variety of media, including drawing, engraving, photography, painting, installation and artist books. Since 1965 he has been the subject of hundreds of solo exhibitions in museums and galleries around the world.

His parents were Russian Jews who emigrated to America in the late 19th century. Texts by Urs Rausmüller, Christelle Sauer, Kira van Leal, Christoph Schenker and George Jappé. Texts by Ann Goldstein and Ann Rorimer, Lucy Lippard, Jeff Wall and Susan L. Jenkins who created contemporary art or the quantitative life of Roger Rabbit (exposition catalog).

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