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Sol LeWitt, Kaldor Public Art Projects 6 (1977) & 11 (1998)

Videos relating to Kaldor Public Art Projects 6 (1977) & 11 (1998)

Wall drawings:

All two part combinations of arcs from four corners, arcs from four sides, straight, not-straight & broken lines in four directions.
March -- July 1977
Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney

Lines to points on a grid. On yellow: Lines from the center of the wall. On red: Lines from four sides. On blue: Lines from four corners. On black: Lines from four sides, four corners and the center of the wall.
March -- April 1977
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne

In 1967, Sol LeWitt famously coined the term 'conceptual art', a pivotal event in the changing environment of art in the 1960s. With a focus on seriality in both form and process, his compositions were expressed through a variety of media, from drawing and painting to artists' books, multiples, furniture, ceramics, photographs, prints and structures. In 1968 LeWitt created his first wall drawing for an exhibition at Paula Cooper Gallery in New York. A revolutionary break with the conventions of the time, it recalled the frescoes of Italian art history and invented an architectural format for his investigations. John Kaldor invited LeWitt to Australia to make wall drawings for Project 6 in 1977, at Sydney's Art Gallery of New South Wales and Melbourne's National Gallery of Victoria.

Wall pieces
30 July -- 29 November 1998
Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney

In 1998, twenty-one years after his first visit to Australia to create Project 6, Sol LeWitt undertook a second Kaldor project, this time involving a major exhibition of his work at Sydney's Museum of Contemporary Art. In stark contrast to the 1977 Wall drawings at the Art Gallery of New South Wales and National Gallery of Victoria, which had reflected his early interest in pared-back variations on form and colour, LeWitt's new Wall pieces for Project 11 incorporated vast bands of gloss and matt acrylic blacks and undulating wave-like forms painted in bright primary and secondary colours.
Videos relating to Kaldor Public Art Projects 6 (1977) & 11 (1998)

Wall drawings:

All two part combinations of arcs from four corners, arcs from four sides, straight, not-straight & broken lines in four directions.
March -- July 197...
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