SOL LEWITT CONCRETE
BIOGRAPHY

 

BIOGRAPHY

Born: Hartford, CT
Education: Syracuse University, BFA

2006
“Sol LeWitt Mario Merz,” Fondazione Merz, Torino, Italy, April 1 – 24, 2006
“Public Space/ Two Audiences: works and documents from the Herbert
Collection,” Museu d’Art Contemporani de Barcelona, Spain, February 8 – May 1, 2006
“Sol LeWitt Sets: 1971-1983,” Barbara Krakow Gallery, Boston, Massachusetts, January 28 – March 16, 2006
“Wall Drawings,” Albion Gallery, London, England, January 19 – March 24, 2006
“Carl André Dan Flavin Donald Judd Robert Ryman Sol LeWitt,” Michael Kohn Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, January 13 – February 25, 2006

2005
“Sol LeWitt: Splotches and Gouaches,” Margo Leavin Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, November 12, 2005 – January 7, 2006
“Looking at Words: The Formal Presence of Text in Modern and Contemporary
Works on Paper,” conceived by Barbaralee Diamonstein-Spielvogel,
Andrea Rosen Gallery, New York, NY, October 28 – January 14, 2006
“Sol Le Witt on the Roof: Splotches, Whirls and Twirls,” Iris and B. Gerard
Cantor Roof at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY, September – October 30, 2005
“Works on Paper,” Marlborough Gallery, New York, NY, September 14 – October 15, 2005
“Sol LeWitt: New Gouaches,” Paula Cooper Gallery, New York, NY, September 6 – October 15, 2005
“Extreme Abstraction,” curated by Louis Grachos and Claire Schneider, Albright Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY, July 15 – October 2, 2005; cat.
“Sol LeWitt: Sculpture and Drawings,” Margo Leavin Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, September
Group Show, Barbara Krakow Gallery, Boston, Massachusetts, June 18 – July 28, 2005
“Open Systems: Rethinking Art c. 1970,” Tate Modern Museum of Art, London, England, June 1 – September 18, 2005
“Sol LeWitt, 1 2 3: All Three-Part Variations on Three Different Kinds of Cubes, 967/2003,” Dia Art Foundation, New York NY, May 15 - ongoing
“Sol LeWitt: New Wall Drawings,” Alfonso Artiaco, Napoli, Italy, May 4 -
June 20, 2005; travels to Pace Wildenstein, New York, NY, July 14 – August 25, 2005
“Two Concrete Block Sculptures,” Madison Square Art 2005, Madison Square Park, New York, NY, May 1 – December 31, 2005
“Splotches, Whirls and Twirls,” The Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Roof Garden,
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY, April 26 – October 30, 2005
“Visioni. 20 Artists in Sant’Agostino,” curated by Annamaria Maggi,
Deconsecrated Church of Sant’Agostino, Bergamo, Italy, April 9 – June 11, 2005
“Sol LeWitt and Robert Mangold,” Senior and Shopmaker Gallery, New York, NY, April 8 – June 11, 2005
“Sol LeWitt,” Galleria Massimo Minini, Italy, March 19 – May 5, 2005
“Sweet Temptations,” Kunstverein St. Gallen Kunstmuseum, Germany, February 26 – May 16, 2005
“Logical Conclusions: 40 Years of Rule-based Art,” Pace Wildenstein, New York, NY, February 18 – March 26, 2005

2004
“Sol Lewitt,” Laumeier sculpture park, St. Louis, MO, October 2, 2004 – January 16, 2005
“Sol LeWitt: Gouaches,” Yvon Lambert, Paris, France, October 27, 2004 – February 18, 2005
“Sol LeWitt New Work,” Lisson Gallery, London, UK, September 15 – October 23, 2004
“New Wall Drawings and Photographs,” Fraenkel Gallery, San Francisco, CA, September 9 – October 30, 2004
“Singular Forms (Sometimes Repeated): Art from 1951 to the Present,” Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, March 5 – May 19, 2004
“A Minimal Future? Art As Object 1958 – 1968,” Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA, March 4 – August 2, 2004
“Sol LeWitt: Isometric Figure with Bars of Color,” limited editions print for
Commission for The Smithsonian Resident Associate Program, 2004

2002
"Sol LeWitt: Gouaches," Paula Cooper, New York, October 19 - November 30, 2002

2001
"Sol LeWitt: New Work," Regen Projects & Margo Leavin Gallery, Los Angeles
"Sol LeWitt: New Gouaches, Art and Public Gallery," Geneva, Switzerland
"Sol LeWitt: Incomplete Open Cubes," Wadsworth Athenaeum, Hartford, CT
"Celebrating 75 Years: A Wall Drawing by Sol LeWitt," Williams College Museum of Art, Williamstown, MA

2000
"Sol LeWitt: A Retrospective," San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco; traveled to Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago; Whitney Museum of American Art, New York
"Black Cubes," Konrad Fischer Galerie, Düsseldorf, Germany
"Wall to Wall: A Decade of Prints by Sol LeWitt," Alva Gallery, New London, CT
"Sol LeWitt: Sculptures and Gouaches," Barbara Krakow Gallery, Boston, MA,
"Sol LeWitt: Gouaches i gravats," Galeria Toni Tàpies – Edicions T, Barcelona, Spain
"Sol LeWitt: Works on Paper; Structures," Rhona Hoffman Gallery, Chicago
"Sol LeWitt, Works on Paper, Inc." Philadelphia, PA
"Sol LeWitt, Riverhouse Editions 1990 – 1999," The van Straaten Gallery, Chicago
"Sol LeWitt, New Structures," Galerie Tschudi, Glarus, Switzerland
"Sol LeWitt, Works on Paper," Philadelphia, PA
"Sol LeWitt New Work: Structure, Wall Drawing and Gouaches," Pace Wildenstein, NY

1999
"Die Sammlung Paul Maenz, Neues," Museum Weimar, Weimar, Germany
"Afterimage: Drawing Through Process," The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA ; traveled to Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston, TX; Henry Art Gallery, Seattle, WA
"Primarily Structural: Miniamalist and Post - Minimalist Works on Paper," PS 1, Long Island City, NY
"Sol LeWitt: sculpture and drawings," SCAI The Bathhouse, Tokyo, Japan
"Wall Works," Paula Cooper Gallery & Edition Schellmann, New York, NY
"Art at Work: Forty Years of The Chase Manhattan Collection," Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX and the Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston, TX
"Decades and Dialogues: Perspectives on the MCA Collection,"
Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL
"The Woodcut Print," Marlborough Gallery, New York, NY
"Drawing Rules," Gallery Joe, Philadelphia, PA
"Global Conceptualism: Points of Origin, 1950s-1980s," The Queens Museum of Art, Queens, NY; traveled to MIT List Visual Arts Center, Cambridge, MA
"Generations," Essex Art Center, Essex, CT
"Petits Formats: Working Small," Yoshii Gallery, New York, NY,
"Sculpture in Context," Addison Gallery of American Art, Andover, MA,
"Plain Air," Barbara Gladstone Gallery, New York, NY
"Exhibition Posters," Lawrence Markey, New York, NY
"Art in our Time: 1950 to the Present," Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN
"20twenty," Fraenkel Gallery, San Francisco, CA
"The American Century: Art & Culture-Part 2; 1950-2000," Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
"ModerrnStarts / People," The Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
"Touring the Frame," Rosamund Felsen Gallery, Santa Monica, CA,
"Opening Show," Alva Gallery, New London, CT,

1998
"Sol LeWitt: Wall Drawings and Photographs 1969 Through 1998," Fraenkel Gallery, San Francisco, CA
"Sol LeWitt," Liliana Tovar, Stockholm, Sweden
"Sol LeWitt: Wall Pieces (Drawings and Maquettes for Large Scale Structures)," Lisson Gallery, London, England
"Sol LeWitt: Flat and Glossy Colors," Pace Wildenstein, Los Angeles, CA
"Sol LeWitt Recent Gouaches," Pace Wildenstein, Los Angeles, CA
"Sol LeWitt in Italia," Rocca Paolina, Perugia, Italy
"Sol LeWitt," Galleria d'Arte Moderna e Contemporanea Palazzo Forti, Verona, Italy
"Sol LeWitt," Galleria Continua, San Gimignano, Italy
"Sol LeWitt: Works on Paper," San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art, San Jose, CA
"Sol LeWitt: New Wall Paintings," Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney, Australia
"Sol LeWitt: New Wall Drawings," Pace Wildenstein, New York, NY
"Sol LeWitt: Wall Works," Alyce de Roulet Williamson Gallery, Art Center College of Design, Pasadena, CA,
"Sol LeWitt," Museum Moderner Kunst Landkreis Cuxhaven, Germany

1997
"Sol LeWitt, Artist of the Year," Art/Place, Southport, CT,
"Sol LeWitt: Stars," Hiram Butler Gallery, Houston, TX
"Sol LeWitt: New Work," Rice University Art Gallery, Houston, TX
"Sol LeWitt: 100 Cubes," Kunsthaus, Aarau, Switzerland; traveled to Karoter Landesgalerie; Galerie de la Ville de Prague; Kunsthalle Baden
"Sol LeWitt, Piece Unique," Paris, France
"Sol LeWitt: New Works," Galerie Nächst St. Stephan, Vienna, Austria
"Sol LeWitt: Drawings and Structures," Montserrat College of Art Gallery, Beverly, MA
"Sol LeWitt: Wall Drawing and Prints," Cummings Art Center, Connecticut College, New London, CT
"New Work," Rhona Hoffman Gallery, Chicago, IL
"Wall Paintings," Ace Gallery, New York, NY
"Wall Drawing," Donald Young Gallery, Seattle, WA
"Sol LeWitt: Tables (1981-1997) & Related Work," A/D, New York, NY
"New Wall Drawing," TZ'Art & Co. New York, NY
"Sol LeWitt," Paula Cooper Gallery, New York, NY
"Sol LeWitt: Works of the 60s and 70s," Ubu Gallery, New York, NY
"Sol LeWitt: Sculpture & Works on Paper," Jan Weiner Gallery, Kansas City, MO
"Sol LeWitt: Recent Works," Annemarie Verna Galerie, Zürich, Switzerland
"Sol LeWitt: Cinque Quadri," Ugo Ferranti, Rome, Italy

1996
"Sol LeWitt Prints: 1970-1995," The Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY; traveled to Blaffer Gallery, University of Houston, Houston, TX; The Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, OH; The Detroit Institute of Arts, Detroit, MI
"Sol LeWitt: Wall Drawing Installation and Styrofoam Installation" St. Marks Position, New York, NY
"Sol LeWitt: Dibujos Murales, Wall Drawings," Sala de las Alhajas, Caja de Madrid, Spain
"Sol LeWitt Drawings," Colby College Museum of Art, Waterville, ME
"Sol LeWitt Walls," Galerie Franck + Schulte, Berlin, Germany
"Sol LeWitt: New Work," Skoto Gallery, New York, NY (with El Anatsui)
"Sol LeWitt: New Wall Drawings," The Pier Arts Centre, Stromess Orkney, UK "Sol LeWitt:
Drawings and Sculpture, Barbara Krakow Gallery, Boston, MA
"Sol LeWitt: Stars," Betsy Senior Gallery, New York, NY
United States Representative, 23rd International Bienal of São Paolo, Brazil
"Sol LeWitt: Gouaches," Dan Galeria, São Paolo, Brazil
"Sol LeWitt: Large Scale Monoprints," Pace Prints, New York, NY
"Sol LeWitt, Works On Paper," Philadelphia, PA

1995
"Sol LeWitt: New Wall Drawings," Regen Projects, Los Angeles, CA
"Sol LeWitt," Lisson Gallery, London, England
"Sol LeWitt: Working Drawings," John Weber Gallery, New York, NY
"Sol LeWitt: Cinderblock Structures," Ace Gallery, New York, NY
"Sol LeWitt: Wall Drawings," Kukje Gallery, Seoul, Korea
"Sol LeWitt: Working Drawings," Rhona Hoffman Gallery, Chicago

1994
"Sol LeWitt," John Weber Gallery, New York, NY
"Sol LeWitt: Wall Drawings," Pace Gallery, NY
"Sol LeWitt: Recent Works on Paper," Annemarie Verna Galerie, Zurich, Switzerland
"Sol LeWitt Wall Drawings," Zervantha, Contrada Cervinara di Paliano, Italy
"Sol LeWitt: 25 Years of Wall Drawings, 1969-1994," Renn Espace, Paris, France

1993
"Sol LeWitt Structures 1962-1993," Museum of Modern Art, Oxford, England; traveled to Villa Stuck, Munchen, Germany; Henry Moore Sculpture Trust, Leeds City Art Gallery, Leeds, England; Fruitmarket Gallery, Edinburgh, Scotland
"Sol LeWitt: Recent Work," New Britain Museum of American Art, New Britain, CT
"Sol LeWitt: Twenty-Five Years of Wall Drawings, 1968-1993," Addison Gallery of American Art, Phillips Academy, Andover, MA
"Styrofoam Wall Installation (Room)," Ace Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
"Styrofoam Wall Installation (Room)," Julian Pretto, New York
"Styrofoam Wall Installation," Galerie Yvon Lambert, Paris, France

1992
"Sol LeWitt Drawings 1958-1992," Haags Gemeentemuseum, The Hague, Holland: traveled through 1994 to Museum of Modern Art, Oxford, England; Westfalisches Landesmuseum, Munster, Germany; Henry Moore Sculpture Trust, Leeds City Art Galelry, Leeds, England; Kunstmuseum Winterthur, Switzerland; Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, France; Fundacio Tapies, Barcelona, Spain; Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA; The Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore, MD

1990
"Sol LeWitt: Recent Works," Tokyo Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo, Japan
"Sol LeWitt: Books," Portikus, Frankfurt, Germany


1989
"Sol LeWitt: Wall Drawing, Structures, Prints, and Drawings," Spoleto Festival USA; Gibbes Museum of Art and Gaillard Municipal Auditorium, Charleston, SC
"Sol LeWitt Wall Drawings 1984-1989," Kunsthalle Bern, Bern, Switzerland
"Sol LeWitt Prints 1970-1986," New Britain Museum of American Art, New Britain, CT, and the Ezra & Cecile Zilka Gallery, Wesleyan University, Middletown, CT

1988
"Sol LeWitt Prints," Walker Art Center, Minneapolis
"Sol LeWitt Books", Minnesota Center for Book Arts, (MCBN) Minneapolis
"Wallworks", Williams College Museum of Art, Williamstown, MA
"Sol LeWitt: Wall Drawings: Continuous Forms". Wiener Secession, Vienna, Austria
"Sol LeWitt: Forme di Righe in Bianco e Nero", Salone dei Camuocini, Museo Di Capodimonte, Naples, Italy
"Sol LeWitt: Wall Drawings", Kestner-Gesellschaft, Hannover, Germany
Galerie Peter Pakesch, Vienna Austria
Donald Young Gallery, Chicago, IL

1987
"Wall Drawings", Musee d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, Paris, France
"Sol LeWitt Wall Drawings", The Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, OH
"Sol LeWitt Wall Drawings", Westfalisher kunstverein, Munster, Germany
"Sol LeWitt Wall Drawings", Alessandra Bonomo, Rome, Italy
"Sol LeWitt Wall Drawings", Galerie Ressle, Stockholm, Sweden
"Works: Sol LeWitt" Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, DC

1986
Galerie Peter Pakesch, Vienna Austria
"New Wall Drawings", Rhona Hoffman Gallery, Chicago, IL
Donald Young Gallery, Chicago, IL
"Wall Drawings", Magasin, Centre National D'Art Contemporain de Grenaoble, Grenoble, France
"Inaugural Exhibition: Wall Drawings by Sol LeWitt", The Drawing Center, New York, NY
"Sol LeWitt: Prints 1970-1986", The Tate Gallery, London, England
"Sol LeWitt Wall Drawings", The Center for Contemporary Art, London, England

1985
"Pyramid: A Wall Drawing by Sol LeWitt", Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, NY
"New Works: Sol LeWitt", Arthur M. Sackler Museum, "Installations Series," Harvard University Art Museums, Cambridge, MA
The Saatchi Collection, London, England

1984
"Wall Drawings and Works on Paper", The Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, Holland
"Structures", Stedelijk van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven, Holland
"Books: 1968-1983", Gallery "A", Amsterdam, Holland
"Wall Drawings", Au Fond de la Cour A Droite, Chagny, France

1983
Musee D'Art Contemporain de Bordeaux (CAPC), Bordeaux, France
Centre D'Art Contemporain, Geneva, Switzerland
Galleria Mario Pieroni, Rome, Italy

1982
Banco Gallery, Milan, Italy
Banco Gallery, Brescia, Italy

1981
Palace of Culture, Warsaw, Poland
"Sol LeWitt Wall Drawings: 1968-1981", Wadsworth Athenaeum, Hartford, CT
Real Art Ways, Hartford, CT
"Photogrids, Brick Wall, Autobiography on the walls of the Lower East Side," University Art Gallery, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, NM
"Wall Drawings and Drawings", Graeme Murray Gallery, Edinburgh, Scotland

1980
Ugo Ferranti Gallery, Rome, Italy
Texas Gallery, Houston, Texas

1979

Young/Hoffman Gallery, Chicago, IL

1978
"Sol LeWitt", Retrospective, Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
& traveled to Museum of Contemporary Art, Montreal, Canada
Krannert Museum of Art, University of Illinois, Campaign, IL,
Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL
La Jolla Museum of Contemporary Art, La Jolla, CA
Hallen fur Internationalle Neue Kunst, Zurich, Switzerland
"Prints", Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, NY

1977
The Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, Australia
"Incomplete Open Cubes", Museum of Modern Art, Oxford, England
"Incomplete Open Cubes, Prints and Wall Drawings", University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA

1976
Dag Hammarskjold Plaza Sculpture Garden, New York, NY
"Incomplete Open Cubes", Kolnischer Kunstverein, Cologne, Germany
"Wall Drawings, Structures, and Prints", Fine Arts Gallery, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO
"Wall Drawings", Matrix Gallery, Wadsworth Athenaeum, Hartford, CT
"Incomplete Open Cubes", Stedelijk Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven, Holland
Centre D'Art Contemporain, Geneva, Switzerland

1975
"Incomplete Open Cubes and Wall Drawings", Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, Edinburgh, Scotland
Annemarie Verna, Zurich, Switzerland
"Wall Drawings", Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Israel
"Graphik: 1970-1975", Kunsthalle Basel, Basel, Switzerland
"Incomplete Open Cubes", Kunsthalle Basel, Basel, Switzerland

1974
"Fifty Drawings 1964-1974", New York Cultural Center, New York, NY
& traveled to Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, Canada; Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, Canada
Everson Museum of Art, Syracuse, NY; High Museum of Art, Atlanta, GA
San Francisco Museum of Art, San Francisco, CA; Mint Museum of Art, Charlotte NC
Tyler Museum of Art, Tyler, TX; Arkansas Art Center, Little Rock, AK; Illinois State University, Normal, IL; Winnipeg Art Gallery, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada; Johnson Museum of Art, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY; (Curator: Susan Ginsburg); Palais des Beaux Arts, Brussels, Belgium; Rijksmuseum Kroller Muller, Otterlo, Holland
"Prints", Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, Holland; Daniel Wienberg Gallery, San Francisco and Los Angeles, CA; Galerie Vega, Liege, Belgium

1973
Museum of Modern Art, Oxford, England
Galleria Martlena Bonomo, Bari, Italy

1972
"Wall Drawings, Sculpture", Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Hayden Gallery, Cambridge, MA
Dayton Art Institute, Dayton, OH
Kunsthalle Bern, Bern, Switzerland
Nova Scotia College of Art & Design, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

1971
"Structures and Wall Drawings", John Weber Gallery, New York, NY

1970
Art & Project, Amsterdam, Holland
Galerie Yvon Lambert, Paris, France
Galleria Sperone, Turin, Italy
Lisson Gallery, London, England
Gemeentemuseum, The Hague, Holland
Pasadena Art Museum, Pasadena, CA

1969
"Sol LeWitt: Sculptures and Wall Drawings", Museum Haus Lange, Krefeld, Germany

1968
Galerie Konrad Fischer, Dusseldorf, Germany
Galerie Bruno Bischofberger, Zurich, Switzerland

1966
Dwan Gallery, New York, NY

1965 Daniels Gallery, New York, NY