Sol LeWitt

Year of birth, place
1928, Hartford, Connecticut, United States
Year of death, place
2007, New York City, United States
Role at the ZKM
in the collection
Sol LeWitt studied at Syracuse University, NY (1945–1949, B.A. 1949). He served in the U.S. Army in Japan and Korea (1951/1952). 1953 moved to New York, where he attended the Cartoonists and Illustrators School. 1955–1956 worked as a graphic designer for the architect I. M. Pei. 1960–1965 worked for The Museum of Modern Art, New York. 1964–1971 taught at Cooper Union, School of Visual Arts, and New York University.
Exhib.: 1966, »Primary Structures«, The Jewish Museum, New York. 1969, »When Attitudes Become Form«, Kunsthalle Bern. 1971, »At the Moment«, Frankopanska 2a, Zagreb.