The Resource Sol LeWitt, (electronic resource)

Sol LeWitt, (electronic resource)

Label
Sol LeWitt
Title
Sol LeWitt
Title variation
Sol Lew Itt
Contributor
Film director
Film producer
Screenwriter
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Conceptual artists leap to conclusions logic cannot reach. This was stated by Sol LeWitt (1928-2007) said in a rare audio-interview from 1974. Notoriously camera-shy, Lewitt refused awards and rarely granted interviews, yet in Chris Teerink's sensitive cinematic portrait, the pioneering conceptual American artist comes alive. LeWitt's artwork can be seen as obsession pushed to the limit of paradox and absurdity: simple ideas, communicated simply-often with a set of instructions sent by fax-lead to overwhelming visual and intellectual complexity. For example, to create Wall drawing #801: Spiral, a white line spirals down the black wall of a cupola 3.2 miles long. The film documents the piece's 2011 installation in Maastricht, the Netherlands, which takes eight assistants 30 days to complete. When the painstaking work is done and the scaffolding taken away, the result is the transformative. Using extensive interviews and documentation of artwork installed around the world, in the acclaimed documentary Sol LeWitt, director Chris Teerink explores the artist's work and philosophy
Cataloging source
Midwest
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Directed by Chris Teerink
Intended audience
Not rated
PerformerNote
Sol Lewitt
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1966-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Teerink, Chris
  • Reemst, Frank van
  • Verheij, Joost
  • hoopla digital
Runtime
72
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • LeWitt, Sol
  • LeWitt, Sol
  • Interviews
  • Conceptual art
  • Installations (Art)
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
Sol LeWitt, (electronic resource)
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Dimensions
  • other
  • unknown
Extent
1 online resource (1 video file (ca. 72 min.))
Form of item
electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Medium for sound
other
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
MWT11554477
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Stock number
11554477
System control number
(MWT)MWT11554477
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Video recording format
other
Label
Sol LeWitt, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Dimensions
  • other
  • unknown
Extent
1 online resource (1 video file (ca. 72 min.))
Form of item
electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Medium for sound
other
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
MWT11554477
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Stock number
11554477
System control number
(MWT)MWT11554477
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Video recording format
other

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