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This MASS MoCA installation of the wall pieces is designed between 1969 and 2007 and is pretty gorgeous. 12/1/08 North Adams, MA — (From left) Wall Drawing 630 A wall is divided horizontally into two equal parts. Top: alternating horizontal black and white 8-inch (20 cm) bands. Bottom: alternating vertical black and white 8-inch (20 cm) bands. January 1990 India ink and¬† Wall Drawing 614 Rectangles formed by 3-inch (8 cm) wide India ink bands, meeting at right angles. July 1989 India ink .¬† Part of Sol LeWitt: A Wall Drawing Retrospective at the Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art December 1, 2008.¬† The installation comprises 105 of LeWitt’s large-scale wall drawings, spanning the artist’s career from 1969 to 2007 occupying nearly an acre of specially built interior walls and will remain on view at MassMoCA for twenty-five years.

12/1/08 North Adams, MA — (from left) Wall Drawing 1042 Isometric form. May 2002 Acrylic paint and Wall Drawing 1037 Bars of color within a square (#8). April 2002 Acrylic paintSol LeWitt.

12/1/08 North Adams, MA — Wall Drawing 146A All two-part combinations of arcs from corners and sides, and straight, not straight, and broken lines within a 36-inch (90 cm) grid. June 2000 White crayon on blue wall.

12/1/08 North Adams, MA — Multiple pieces on display at Sol LeWitt!

Mr. LeWitt wrote short technical instructions for how each piece should be done: firm but easy-to-follow recipes with an occasional sweet-to-taste allowance.

12/1/08 North Adams, MA — Wall Drawing 793B Irregular wavy color bands. January 1996. Color ink wash.

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