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Bands of Color in Four Directions (Vertical)
  • Sol LeWitt
    born: Hartford, Connecticut, United States ; died: New York, New York, United States
    Watanabe Studio Ltd.
  • Bands of Color in Four Directions (Vertical), 1995
  • Where object was made: New York, New York, United States (The Country School, Madison, Conneticut)?
  • color woodcut
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 787 x 305 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 31 x 12 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 914 x 432 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 36 x 17 in
    Mat Dimensions: 38 x 19 in
  • Gift of Antony O'Hara
  • Not on display
  • 2009.0191.02
Label Text

Exhibition Label:
"Minimal Additions," Jul-2014, Kate Meyer
“There are many elements involved in a work of art. The most important are the most obvious.” -Sol LeWitt, “Sentences on Conceptual Art,” 1969
LeWitt’s later work includes a full array of printmaking techniques beyond the line-based etchings and lithographs of the 1970s. His work in woodcut affords the opportunity to explore the permutations of a system based of bands of a broad spectrum of colors.