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"Wall Drawing # 356 BB" (2003), installed at the Hirshhorn Museum of Art and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C., is reproduced from "Sol LeWitt" distributed for JRP|Ringier by ARTBOOK | D.A.P.
CORY REYNOLDS | DATE 3/1/2013

Sol LeWitt

In a 1967 issue of Art in America, Lucy Lippard published "Homage to the Square," featuring this text by Sol LeWitt: "The best that can be said for either the square or the cube is that they are relatively uninteresting in themselves. Being basic representations of two- and three- dimensional form, they lack the expressive force of other more interesting forms and shapes. They are standard and universally recognized, no initiation being required of the viewer; it is immediately evident that a square is a square and a cube, a cube. Released from the necessity of being significant in themselves, they can be better used as grammatical devices from which the work may proceed. The use of a square or cube obviates the necessity of inventing other forms and reserves their use for invention." This excerpt and the featured image, "Wall Drawing # 356 BB" (2003), are reproduced from JRP | Ringier's stellar new monograph, Sol LeWitt.

Sol LeWitt

Sol LeWitt

JRP|RINGIER
Hbk, 10 x 11.25 in. / 326 pgs / illustrated throughout.



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