LAWRENCE WEINER "SALT OF THE EARTH", 1996
Lawrence Weiner (b. 1942) is one of the most-distinctive American conceptual artists.
His philosophy and aesthetic developed concurrently to Sol LeWitt yet Weiner has focused far more on (text-based) installation - typically in public spaces.
Exhibited at Leo Castelli during the 1970's, Weiner has been an institutional darling with major exhibitions at most of the world's top museums.
As a significant portion of his output is temporary installation, his multiples (which are few and far between) are sought-after and cherished by collectors.
This print was published in conjunction with the group exhibition "Travaux Publics [Public Works]" at the Van Abbemuseum in the Netherlands. The exhibition and portfolio included works by other artists, like Jenny Holzer.
Caviar20 has been a long-time fan of Lawrence Weiner - as anyone interested in Jenny Holzer and Barbara Kruger can see the traces of his influence on their work.
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"The salt of the earth mingled with the salt of the sea"
Signed, numbered, and dated by the artist verso.
From an edition of 50.
Very good condition.
Published by Peninsula and Van Abbemuseum
Note: additional images coming soon
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