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American
Born
Hartford (Connecticut) 1928-09-09
Deceased
New York City 2007-04-08
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Biographical information
Period of activity
1953 - 2007
Education
Syracuse University
1945-1949 (bron: Sonsbeek 1971)
New York City: opleiding
volgde lessen aan de Cartoonists and Illustrators School (1953-)
University of Hartford (Hartford (Connecticut))
Active in
  • New York City 1953 - 1965
    verhuisde in 1953 naar New York; deed productiewerk voor Seventeen magazine en werkte als grafisch ontwerper voor architect I. M. Pei (1955 -1956); ca 1960-1965 werkte hij als nachtportier in het Museum of Modern Art en ontmoette hier Lucy Lippard, Dan Flavin, Robert Mangold en Robert Ryman; eerste solo-expositie in 1965
  • Amsterdam 1967 - 1975
    eind jaren zestig begon LeWitt te exposeren in Nederland, 'a country that would prove formative in his artistic evolution. He was included in 'Three Blind Mice' at the Stedelijk Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven (1976) and in the 1968 exhibition 'Minimal Art' at The Hague Gemeentemuseum, where he had a solo show in 1970. [...] It was here [the Netherlands] where LeWitt began to produce his work from afar by way of written instructions; maakte vanaf 1970 verschillende bulletins voor galerie Art & Project; in 1975 had LeWitt een solo-expositie in het Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam, het jaar daarop distribueerde hij via Art & Project een eerste serie werk op basis van plattegronden, van Amsterdam (bron cat.tent. New York 2009)
  • Spoleto 1979 - 1989
    'In the late ‘70s, shortly after his retrospective the at Museum of Modern Art [1978] and after numerous years of exhibiting in Italy, LeWitt moved to Spoleto'
  • Chester (Connecticut) 1989 - 2007
    'Since returning to the United States in the late 1980s, LeWitt made Chester, Connecticut, his primary residence.'
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Subjects
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abstraction
Medium/technique
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Current
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minimal art
wordt gezien als een van de grondleggers van zowel minimal als conceptuele kunst (www.guggenheim.org (juli 2013))
External links
Wikipedia Engels
Entered on: 1998-11-11; Modification on: 2017-05-23

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