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Sol LeWitt    (American, 1928-2007)

 Sol LeWitt - Horizontal Brushtrokes (Works on Paper (Drawings, Watercolors etc.)) h: 60.2 x w: 65 in / h: 152.9 x w: 165.1 cm
Sol LeWitt
Horizontal Brushtrokes 2003
 
 Sol LeWitt - Horizontal Progression #7 (Installations) h: 18.4 x w: 81.5 x d: 18.4 in / h: 46.7 x w: 207 x d: 46.7 cm
Sol LeWitt
Horizontal Progression #7 1991
 
 

Biographie
1928 Born in Hartford, CT
1949 B.F.A., Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY
1964 - 1967 Instructor at the Museum of Modern Art School, New York, NY
1967 - 1970 Instructor at Cooper Union, School of Visual Arts, and New York University, New York, NY
2007 Died in New York, NY

Expositions
2013 Wood, Metal, Paint: Sculpture from the Fisher Collection - Cantor Arts Center at Stanford University, Stanford, CA
Sol LeWitt - Wall Drawings from 1968 to 2007 - Centre Pompidou-Metz, Metz
Celebrating 20 Years of Neptunstrasse 42 - Annemarie Verna Gallery, Zurich
Cut Torn Folded Ripped - James Cohan Gallery - New York, New York City, NY
For the Time Being - Kunsthalle Bielefeld, Bielefeld
Sammlung Grauwinkel - 1982–2012 30 Jahre Konkrete Kunst - Vasarely Museum, Budapest
Concrete Block Structure - Rhona Hoffman Gallery, Chicago, IL
CONTINENTAL DRIFT - Konzeptkunst in Kanada: Die 1960er und 70er Jahre - Badischer Kunstverein, Karlsruh
2012 Sol Lewitt’ - Museo D'Arte Contemporanea Donna Regina - MADRE, Naples
2011 Spazio, MAXXI Rom, Italy
Von Carl Andre bis Gregor Schneider. Dorothee und Konrad Fischer: Archiv einer Haltung, Museum Kurhaus Kleve
2010 Sol LeWitt, Complex Forms Structure VI, Rhona Hoffman Gallery, Chicago, IL (solo)
Sol LeWitt, Wall Drawings, Konrad Fischer Galerie, Düsseldorf, Germany (solo)
Sol LeWitt: Gouache on Paper 1987-2005, LA Louver Gallery, Venice, CA (solo)
2008 - 2009 Sol Lewitt, Paula Cooper Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
Artists Rooms: Sol Lewitt, Tate Liverpool, Liverpool, UK (solo)
Made in Munich, Haus der Kunst, Munich, Germany
Minimal is More, Sammlung Lafrenz, Gemeentemuseum Den Haag, The Netherlands
1968. Die große Unschuld, Kunsthalle, Bielefeld, Germany
Born in the street - Graffiti, Fondation Cartier pour l’Art Contemporain, Paris, France
Focus: Sol LeWitt, Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY (solo)
2008 Sol LeWitt: A Wall Drawing Retrospective, MASS MoCA, North Adams, MA (solo)
Estampes, Galerie Lelong, Paris, France (solo)
Sol LeWitt, The Barbara Krakow Gallery, Boston, MA (solo)
Sol LeWitt - Monumental Drawings, Galleria Nazionale d'Arte Moderna, Rome, Italy (solo)
Sol LeWitt: Color and Line, Reproduced”, Smart Museum of Art, Chicago, IL (solo)
Sol LeWitt, Annemarie Verna Gallery, Zurich, Switzerland (solo)
Paperweight, Mehdi Chouakri, Berlin, Germany
The Skat Players, Vilma Gold, London, UK
2007 Sol LeWitt, Paula Cooper Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
Summer Show, James Cohan Gallery, New York, NY
The Happiness of Objects, Sculpute Center, Long Island, NY
2006 Sol LeWitt, Lisson Gallery, London, UK (solo)
Drawing through it, David Nolan Gallery, New York, NY
Winter Group Show, The Barbara Krakow Gallery, Boston, MA
2005 Sol LeWitt new works, Galerie Meert Rihoux, Brussels, Belgium (solo)
Sol LeWitt, Drawings for Projects, Donald Young Gallery, Chicago, IL
Sol LeWitt on the Roof: Splotches, Whirls, and Twirls, The Iris B. and Gerald Cantor Roof Garden, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY (solo)
New Wall Drawings, Alfonso Artiaco, Naples, Italy (solo)
Sol LeWitt Gouaches, Paula Cooper Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
Sol LeWitt Sculpture and Drawings, Margo Leavin Gallery, Los Angeles, CA (solo)
Looking at Words, Andrea Rosen Gallery, New York, NY
2004 Sol Le Witt: Photography, Kamera, Graz, Austria (solo)
Sol Le Witt: New York, Lisson Gallery, London, UK (solo)
Sol LeWitt, Fraenkel Gallery, San Francisco, CA (solo)
The Last Picture Show, UCLA Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA
Das MoMA in Berlin, Neue Nationalgalerie, Berlin, Germany
2003 Sol Le Witt, Galerie Konrad Fischer, Düsseldorf, Germany (solo)
Sol Le Witt, Chemnitz, Kunstsammlungen, Germany (solo)
2002 Sol LeWitt: new work, Alfonso Artiaco, Pozzuoli/Napoli, Italy (solo)
Sol LeWitt: Wall Drawings y Gouaches, Galería Juana de Aizpuru, Madrid, Spain (solo)
Sol LeWitt. Gouaches, Merce Cunningham Foundation, Paula Cooper Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
Sol LeWitt, The Nordic Watercolour Museum, Skärhamn, Sweden (solo)
Sol LeWitt. Sculptures and Gouaches”, Barbara Krakow Gallery, Boston, MA (solo)
2001 Galerie Konrad Fischer, Düsseldorf, Germany (solo)
La Caja Negra, Madrid, Spain (solo)
Galerie Thomas Schulte, Berlin, Germany (solo)
Incomplete Open Cubes, Wadsworth Atheneum, Hartford, CT (solo)
Sol LeWitt - Wall Drawings”, Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin, Ireland (solo)
Sol LeWitt: Wall Drawing, Williams College Museum of Art, Washington D.C. (solo)
Margo Leavin Gallery, Los Angeles, CA (solo)
Regen Projects, Los Angeles, CA (solo)
2000 Sol LeWitt, Retrospective, Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA; Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL; Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY (solo)
1999 Kunst-Werke, Berlin, Germany (solo)
Sol Lewitt, Galerie Meert Rihoux, Brussels, Belgium (solo)
Sol Lewitt, New Gouaches”, Galerie Yvon Lambert, Paris, France (solo)
Institute for Contemporary Art, Boston, MA (solo)
Walls Drawing, Institute of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL (solo)
Sol LeWitt, Paula Cooper Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
Sol LeWitt, Rhona Hoffman Gallery, Chicago, IL (solo)
Sol LeWitt - Bands of Color, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL (solo)
1998 New Wall Drawings, Pace Wildenstein, Los Angeles, CA (solo
Lisson Gallery, London, UK (solo)
Sol Lewitt (& Luca Pancrazzi), Galleria Continua, San Gimignano, Italy (solo)
1997 Paula Cooper Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
Ace Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
1996 Ace Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
Prints 1970-95, Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY (solo)
1995 Gagosian Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
Working Drawings, John Weber Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
New Gouaches, PaceWildenstein, Los Angeles, CA (solo)
1994 Sol Lewitt, Drawings, 1958-1992, Haags Gemeentemuseum, The Hague, The Netherlands; Westfälisches Landesmuseum, Münster, Germany; Henry Moore Sculpture Trust and Leeds City Art Gallery, Leeds, UK; Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, France;Musée des Beaux-Arts de Tourcoing, Tourcoing, France; Musée de Picardie, Amiens, France;Fundació Tapiès, Barcelona, Spain; Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA (solo)
Structures 1962 - 1992 and Systeme in Buchform, Neues Museum Weserburg, Bremen, Germany (solo)
Recent Works on Paper, Annemarie Verna Galerie, Zurich, Switzerland (solo)
1993 Sol LeWitt Structures, Villa Stuck, Munich, Germany (solo)
1992 Sol Le Witt: Drawings 1958-1992, Gemeentemuseum, The Hague, The Netherlands (solo)
Project Room, John Weber Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
New Wall Drawings", Quint Krichman Projects at the Project Space, La Jolla Gallery, La Jolla, CA (solo)
Sol LeWitt Drawings, Kunsthalle Bern, Switzerland (solo)
1991 New Structures, Lisson Gallery, London, UK (solo)
Wall Drawings and Gouaches, Galerie Ressle, Stockholm, Denmark (solo)
New Structures, Donald Young Gallery, Chicago, IL (solo)
Wall Drawings No. 44, 45, 46 - 1970, Yvon Lambert Gallery, Paris, France (solo)
Five Geometric Structures and their combinations, Graeme Murray Gallery,, Edinburgh, Scotland (solo)
1990 New Wall Drawings, John Weber Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
Large-Scale Concrete Block Sculpture, Max Protetch Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
Wall Drawings and Gouaches, Donald Young Gallery, Chicago, IL (solo)
New Structures and Gouaches, Galerie Pierre Huber, Geneva, Switzerland (solo)
New Tables. Collaboration, Stephen Schermeyer, New York, NY (solo)
1989 Sol Le Witt: Wall Drawings 1984-1988, Kunsthalle, Berne, Switzerland (solo)
Sol LeWitt: Incomplete Open Cubes, Galerie Le Gall Peyroulet, Paris, France (solo)
Sol LeWitt: Sculture e Gouaches recenti, Galleria Bonomo, Bari, Italy (solo)
Sol LeWitt: A Wall Drawing Exhibition, Lisson Gallery, London, UK (solo)
Sculpture & Drawings, Daniel Weinberg Gallery, Santa Monica, CA (solo)
1988 Sol LeWitt Prints, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN (solo)
Sol LeWitt Books, Minnesota Center for Books Arts, Minneapolis, MN (solo)
Sol LeWitt: New Structures, John Weber Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
Sol LeWitt: Structures", Galerie Peter Pakesch, Vienna, Austria (solo)
Sol LeWitt: 12 Recent Works on Paper, Lisson Gallery, London, UK (solo)
Sol LeWitt: Wall Drawings, Des Moines Art Center, Des Moines, IA (solo)
Sol LeWitt: Structures", Massimo Minini, Brescia, Italy (solo)
1987 ARC,Musee d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, Paris, France (solo)
Double Pyramids, John Weber Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
The Cleveland Museum of Art, OH (solo)
Hirshorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington DC (solo)
Galerie Yvon Lambert, Paris, France (solo)
1986 Sol LeWitt: Prints 1970-1986, The Tate Gallery, London, UK (solo)
1985 Light Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
Wall Drawings and Structures, Daniel Weinberg Gallery, Los Angeles, CA (solo)
Pyramid: A Wall Drawing by Sol LeWitt, The Brooklyn Museum, New York, NY (solo)
1984 Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, The Netherlands (solo)
Books 1968-83, Gallery A, Amsterdam, The Netherlands (solo)
Wall Drawings, Gewad, Gent, Belgium (solo)
1983 Drawings, Watercolours and Prints, Lisson Gallery, London, UK (solo)
Sol LeWitt: Three Portfolios, Brooke Alexander Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
Sol LeWitt: Star Prints, Matrix Gallery, University Art Museum, Berkeley, CA (solo)
Sol LeWitt, Cy Twombly": New Works, Ugo Ferranti Gallery, Rome, Italy
1982 Young Hoffman Gallery, Chicago, IL (solo)
John Weber Gallery, New York, NY(solo)
Barbara Toll Fine Arts, New York, NY(solo)
1981 Yvon Lambert Gallery, Paris, France (solo)
Larry Gagosioan Gallery, Venice, Italy; Los Angeles, CA (solo)
David Bellman Gallery, Toronto, Canada (solo)
Mercer Union Art Gallery, Toronto, Canada (solo)
Max Protech Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
Konrad Fischer Gallery, Düsseldorf, Germany (solo)
Sol LeWitt Wall Drawings 1968-81, Wadsworth, Atheneum, Hartford, CT (solo)
Real Art Ways, Hartford, CT (solo)
Paula Cooper, New York, NY (solo)
1980 Venice, Biennale, Venice, Italy
John Weber Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
Grids and Colour", Rudiger Schottle, Munich, Germany (solo)
Photo Grids, Protech-McIntosh, Washington DC (solo)
1979 Geometric Structures, Lisson Gallery, London, UK (solo)
Yvon Lambert Gallery, Paris, France (solo)
Margo Leavin Gallery, Los Angeles, CA (solo)
Rosa Esman Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
1978 The Museum of Modern Art,New York, NY (solo)
Retrospective Exhibition, Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY; Krannert Museum, University of Illinois, Champaign, IL; Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL; La Jolla Museum of Contemporary Art, CA (solo)
1977 John Weber Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
Lisson Gallery, London, UK (solo)
Geometric Figures, Konrad Fischer Gallery, Düsseldorf, Germany (solo)
Prints, Brooklyn Museum, New York, NY (solo)
Prints and Drawings, John Weber Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
1976 Incomplete Open Cubes, Kolnischer Kunstverein, Cologne, Germany (solo)
Wall Drawings, Claire Copley Gallery, Los Angeles, CA (solo)
Geometric Figures, Galerie MTL, Brussels, Belgium (solo)
1975 Wall Drawings, Drawings and Incomplete Open Cubes, Daniel Weinberg Gallery, Düsseldorf, Germany (solo)
Incomplete Open Cubes, Art & Project, Amsterdam, The Netherlands; Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, Edinburgh, Scotland (solo)
Konrad Fischer Gallery, Düsseldorf, Germany (solo)
Wall Drawings, Israel Museum, Jerusalem (solo)
1974 Galerie Yvon Lambert, Paris, France (solo)
Lisson Gallery, London, UK (solo)
Max Protech Gallery, Washington, DC (solo)
Palais des Beaux Arts, Brussels, Belgium (solo)
Prints, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, The Netherlands (solo)
Ace Gallery, Los Angeles, CA (solo)
Ace Gallery, Los Angeles, CA (solo)
Fifty Drawings 1964-74, Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, Canada, Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, Canada; Everson Museum of Art, Syracuse, NY; High Museum of Art, Atlanta, GA; San Francisco Museum of Art, CA; Mint Museum of Art, Charlotte, NC; Johnson Museum of Art, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY (solo)
1973 Galerie Yvon Lambert, Paris, France (solo)
John Weber Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
Rosa Esman Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
Lisson Gallery, London, UK (solo)
Portland Center for the Visual Arts, Portland, OR (solo)
1972 Venice, Biennale, Venice, Italy
Hayden Gallery, MIT, Cambridge, MA (solo)
Harkus-Krakow Gallery, Boston, MA (solo)
Dayton Art Institute, Dayton, OH (solo)
1971 Protech-Rivkin Gallery, Washington DC (solo)
Drawings and Prints, Dwan Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
Konrad Fischer Gallery, Düsseldorf, Germany (solo)
Lisson Gallery, London, UK (solo)
1970 Wisconsin State University, River Falls, WI (solo)
Dwan Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
Galerie Yvon Lambert, Paris, France (solo)
Pasadena Art Museum, Pasadena, CA (solo)
Galeria Sperone, Torino, Italy (solo)
Sculptures and Wall Drawings, John Weber Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
1968 Venice, Biennale, Venice, Italy
Documenta 4, Kassel, Germany
Daniels Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
Galerie Bischofberger, Zurich, Switzerland (solo)
Heiner Friedrich Gallery, Munich, Germany (solo)
Ace Gallery, Los Angeles, CA (solo)
Museum Haus Lange, Krefeld, Germany (solo)
1967 Dwan Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
1966 Dwan Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
1965 Daniels Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
1964 Museum of Contemporary Crafts, New York, NY
1963 St. Mark's Church, New York, NY

Publications
2013 Sol LeWitt by Lucy Lippard, Rosalind Krauss, Béatrice Gross and Sol Lewitt
2013 Sol LeWitt: The Well-Tempered Grid by Christianna Bonin, Erica DiBenedetto, Charles Haxthausen and Sol Lewitt
2012 Sol LeWitt: Structures, 1965-2006 by Nicholas Baume
2010 Sol LeWitt: Artist's Books by Didi Bozzini, Giorgio Maffei, Emanuele De Donno and Sol Lewitt
2009 Sol LeWitt: 100 Views by Susan Cross and Denise Markonish
2006 Sol LeWitt: Wall Drawings by Sol Lewitt
2001 Sol LeWitt: Incomplete Open Cubes by Nicholas Baume
2000 Sol Lewitt: A Retrospective by Gary Garrels
1990 Sol LeWitt Recent Works. Tokyo: Touko Museum of Contemporary Art, 1990 (catalogue)
1984 Sol Lewitt by Alicia Legg
1979 Sol LeWitt: Geometric Figures & Color by Sol Art - Lewitt
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