Sol LeWitt

Wall Drawing #123: Copied lines. The first drafter draws a not straight vertical line as long as possible. The second drafter draws a line next to the first one, trying to copy it. The third drafter does the same, as do as many drafters as possible. Then the first drafter, followed by the others, copies the last line drawn until both ends of the wall are reached. , 1972

Artwork Details

Artist
Sol LeWitt
Title
Wall Drawing #123: Copied lines. The first drafter draws a not straight vertical line as long as possible. The second drafter draws a line next to the first one, trying to copy it. The third drafter does the same, as do as many drafters as possible. Then the first drafter, followed by the others, copies the last line drawn until both ends of the wall are reached.
Year
1972
Medium
Graphite on wall
Dimensions
189 1/2 x 203 in. (481.3 x 515.6 cm) installed at Dia:Beacon
Credit line
Addison Gallery of American Art, Phillips Academy, Andover, Massachusetts, gift of the artist, Addison Art Drive, 1991.20; Long-term loan
Reference number
L.2006.114
Classification
drawing, multi-media
Location
Dia:Beacon on view

On Display at Dia:Beacon

LEW_Wall_Drawing_411B_D_Photo Bill Jacobson
Sol LeWitt, installation view at Dia:Beacon. © The LeWitt Estate/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York. Photo: Bill Jacobson Studio, New York

Artist

Sol LeWitt

Sol LeWitt was born in Hartford, Connecticut, in 1928. He died in New York City in 2007.

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