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Sol LeWitt

Birthdate: 9. September 1928
Date of death: 8. April 2007

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Solomon "Sol" LeWitt was an American artist linked to various movements, including Conceptual art and Minimalism.

LeWitt came to fame in the late 1960s with his wall drawings and "structures" but was prolific in a wide range of media including drawing, printmaking, photography, and painting. He has been the subject of hundreds of solo exhibitions in museums and galleries around the world since 1965.

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Quotes Sol LeWitt

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„Artists are mystics rather than rationalists. They leap to conclusions that logic cannot reach.“

—  Sol LeWitt
Quotes of Sol Lewitt, 0-9 (New York), 1969, and Art-Language (England), May 1969

„The idea becomes a machine that makes the art.“

—  Sol LeWitt
Quotes of Sol Lewitt, Sol LeWitt (1965); quoted in: Joseph Kosuth, (1969), " Art after Philosophy http://www.ubu.com/papers/kosuth_philosophy.html"

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