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Artist Birthdays September 9 – SOL LEWITT

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SOL LEWITT (September 9, 1928 – April 8, 2007)

  • Nationality: American
  • Field: Painting, sculpture
  • Art Movement: Conceptualism, Minimalism
  • ARTiFact: In 1968, he created Buried Cube Containing an Object of Importance but Little Value  – a metal cube that he proceeded to bury in the ground in the Netherlands, all the while documenting the process of the cube disappearing.
  • Artist Quote: “You are not responsible for the world — you are only responsible for your work, so do it. And don’t think that your work has to conform to any idea or flavor. It can be anything you want it to be.”
  • Important Artwork (shown below): Wall Drawing No. 681 C, 1993.

Sol LeWitt. Wall Drawing No. 681 C. ©1993 Sol LeWitt.


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