Sol LeWitt American
Printed by Jeryl Parker American
Published by Multiples/Goodman Gallery

Not on view

LeWitt’s devotion to the cube and its formal possibilities played out across multiple media, from prints and drawings to sculpture and installation. With the total number of permutations fixed at twenty-four, Forms Derived from a Cube plots a relatively limited arc of sequential transformation, not unlike those in Wenzel Jamnitzer’s and Peter Flötner’s sixteenth-century works on view nearby. For LeWitt, cubes and geometric forms represented an alternative system of decision-making that absolved the artist of subjective choices, such that "the idea becomes the machine that makes the art."

Untitled, Sol LeWitt (American, Hartford, Connecticut 1928–2007 New York), Aquatint and etching

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