Caribbean Thoughts

by Carol Mitchell

Archive for Sol LeWitt

Word Art

lewitt 766

Wall drawing No 766
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art

Late last year I was introduced to the work of Sol LeWitt, an American artist who, when hit with the equivalent of writer’s block, decided to reduce art to its essentials, “to recreate art, to start from square one,” he said, beginning literally with squares and cubes. He put his ideas for art into words, which would then be translated into art by someone else. Confused? Here is an example. Read more