Thursday, March 26, 2009

Loop [Lines in Four Directions - by Sol LeWitt]

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Lines in Four Directions - by Sol LeWitt
Installed: 1985
Description: Painted aluminum ... 90 X 72 feet ...
Location: 10 W. Jackson Blvd, Chicago, IL 60604 ...
Under : NEA Art-in-Public Places
where NEA is National Endowment for Art .
 
 

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Divided into four equal sections, the aluminum slats of Sol Lewitt’s wall relief are arranged vertically, horizontally and on two diagonals. As light and shadow play across the louvered surface throughout the day, ever changing patterns form. It is a quiet, contemplative work that provides a momentary escape from the surrounding city bustle.

Lines in Four Directions reflects Lewitt’s primary interest in the system used for making art, which determines the form his art takes. To emphasize this concept, Lewitt limits his visual vocabulary to basic geometric shapes and often restricts his color palette to white ...

REF: Lines in Four Directions / Sol LeWitt Wall Project .. click here ...

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