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Sol LeWitt:
Structures and Related Works on Paper, 1968 – 2005

January 31, 2015 – March 14, 2015

Exhibition View

Barbara Krakow Gallery is proud to present Sol LeWitt: Structures and Related Works on Paper, 1968 – 2005.

The latest in the gallery’s ongoing series of exhibitions exploring the vocabularies that Sol LeWitt explored over his career, this show consists of a survey of his three-dimensional structures based on the geometric form of a cube and will be supplemented by four print projects that further illuminate forms derived from a cube.

LeWitt focused on taking reductivist forms and exploring the variations therein.  Through subtle alterations, in both two and three dimensions, LeWitt was able to create visually captivating and intellectually rigorous systems, groups and variants. By presenting the various possibilities and not placing one as the ultimate solution, the artist not only created situations where choice, preference and difference were accepted, but he also elucidated that there was no one right answer – a beautiful statement not only about art, but humanity and life, as well.

Works In Exhibition

Cube Without A Corner

Sol LeWitt Cube Without A Corner 2005 Shaped from solid slabs of syntactic polyurethane and painted in lacquer

Edition of 6
Signed and numbered on bottom of base
Sculpture is 6 x 6 x 6 inches on a base measuring 12 x 12 x 1 inches
(Inventory #18327)

Twelve Forms Derived from a Cube

Sol LeWitt Twelve Forms Derived from a Cube 1984 Set of forty-eight silkscreens in wood box

Image size: 4 x 4 inches each (10.23 x 10.2 cm each)
Paper size: 8 x 8 inches each (20.3 x 20.3 cm each)
Box size:  2 3/4 x 9 7/8 x 9 7/8 inches (7 x 25.1 x 25.1 cm)
Edition of 40
Signed and numbered lower right on each sheet
(Inventory #22775)

Forms Derived from a Cube

Sol LeWitt Forms Derived from a Cube 1982 A set of twenty-four etchings with aquatint

Image size:  14 7/8 x 14 7/8 inches each  (37.8 x 37.8 cm each)
Plate size:  17 7/8 x 17 7/8 inches each  (45.4 x 45.4 cm each)
Paper size:  20 7/8 x 20 7/8 inches each  (53 x 53 cm each)
Edition of 25
Signed and numbered lower right on each sheet
(Inventory #15561)
Krakow 1982.04

Progression #2

Sol LeWitt Progression #2 2005 Shaped from solid slabs of syntactic polyurethane and painted in lacquer

Edition of 6
Signed and numbered on bottom of base
Sculpture is 6 x 6 x 12 inches on a base measuring 12 x 12 x 1 inches
(Inventory #18356)

2/2 Two two-part pieces using a cube with opposite sides removed

Sol LeWitt 2/2 Two two-part pieces using a cube with opposite sides removed 1968 Enamelled steel sculpture

Edition of 35
Signed, numbered, dated and titled on bottom of base
Element:  12 x 17 3/4 x 6 inches  (30.5 x 45.1 x 15.2 cm)
Base:  1/2 x 29 1/2 x 17 5/8 inches  (1.3 x 74.9 x 44.8 cm)
(Inventory #23956)

Cube

Sol LeWitt Cube 1997 Photogravure

Edition of 25, X AP
Signed and numbered lower right
Image/plate size:  12 1/8 x 12 1/8 inches  (30.8 x 30.8 cm)
Paper size:  15 5/8 x 14 1/8 inches  (39.7 x 35.9 cm)
(Inventory #26063)
Krakow 1997.04

Untitled (Open cube on a 9-part grid)

Sol LeWitt Untitled (Open cube on a 9-part grid) 1968 Enameled steel and aluminum

3 7/8 x 10 x 10 inches
Edition of 25
Signed and numbered on label on base
(Inventory #26176)

Serial Project No. 1 (ABCD), Announcement for Sol LeWitt Exhibit, Dwan Gallery, Los Angeles, April 1

Sol LeWitt Serial Project No. 1 (ABCD), Announcement for Sol LeWitt Exhibit, Dwan Gallery, Los Angeles, April 1 1967 Offset lithograph

Edition of 50
Image size: 12 5/8 x 13 3/4 inches  (32.1 x 34.9 cm)
Paper size: 14 x 14 inches  (35.6 x 35.6 cm)
(Inventory #21197)
Krakow 1967.01

Untitled (Cube)

Sol LeWitt Untitled (Cube) 1979 Baked enamel on steel

11 x 11 x 11 inches  (27.9 x 27.9 x 27.9 cm)
Edition of 35
Inscribed, dated and numbered on bottom rungs
(Inventory #26772)

Open Cube in White on Black

Sol LeWitt Open Cube in White on Black 2004 Linocut

Image size:  11 x 11 inches  (28 x 28 cm)
Paper size:  14 x 14 inches  (35.5 x 35.5 cm)
Edition of 50, 4 TP
Signed and numbered lower right
(Inventory #27126)
Krakow 2004.01