Sol Lewitt


The Art Is The Idea: A Look At Sol LeWitt

Hartford native Sol LeWitt was one of the giants of conceptualist and minimalist art. As an artist, he abandoned the long histories of painting and drawing and sculpture in favor of his Wall Drawings and Structures. And as an art figure, he abandoned the conventions of celebrity and resisted ever...
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This and That: Sol LeWitt and The New York Times

“This and That” is an occasional series of paired observations. See past “This and That” posts here. – Ed Read Glasstire’s review of a 2017 show of Sol LeWitt wall drawings at Rice Gallery here. Read our review of a 2014 show featuring works by Eva Hesse and Sol LeWitt at the Blanton Museum of Art here. Read our review of a 2008 show of works by Sol LeWitt at the AMOA here. Learn about an app offering virtual tours of LeWitt’s studio here.
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With music in your ears, Sol LeWitt becomes a whole new experience for the eyes

NORTH ADAMS — The best art demands repeated viewing, revealing itself bit by bit with shifts of time and mood. But even the best can benefit from a little push now and then, if it’s well-crafted with mutability in mind. That’s what drew me to Mass MoCA last weekend to wander the long-running installation of Sol LeWitt’s wall drawings. (They’re not even halfway through their 50-year run.) I’ve done it literally dozens of times, though never like this.

Paula Cooper Gallery opens an exhibition by Sol LeWitt

Installation view, Sol LeWitt: Cubic Forms, Paula Cooper Gallery, 243A Worth Avenue, Palm Beach, FL, January 16 – February 7, 2021. Photo: Michael Lopez with Zachary Balber. © 2021 The LeWitt Estate / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York. Courtesy Paula Cooper Gallery, New York. PALM BEACH, FLA.- “Sol LeWitt:...

Paintings by Sol Lewitt, Walter Launt Palmer will be part of Shannon's online fine art auction, Jan. 28

( MILFORD, CONN. – Shannon’s Fine Art Auctioneers will host its first online auction of the year on Thursday, January 28th at 2 pm Eastern time. The sale includes 123 lots of American and European art from the 19th and early 20th centuries, Modern and Contemporary art, fine prints, sculpture and drawings. Bidding is available by absentee and online through

A reference point for the art world: the Sol LeWitt estate, Lindsay Aveilhé and Microsoft deliver a richly immersive, interactive app

An AR and VR Immersive experience of the work, process and studio of the leading Conceptual and Minimalist artist Sol LeWitt (1928-2007). Launched September 2020. The app is authored and curated by Lindsay Aveilhé, a New York-based curator and LeWitt specialist who takes a close interest in emerging technology in arts education. She is the editor of the Sol LeWitt Wall Drawings Catalogue Raisonné (2018), and co-editor (with Chris Vacchio) of Sol LeWitt Writings (2020) and Sol LeWitt Selected Interviews (2020).