Lawrence Weiner
1942–2021

Introduction

Lawrence Charles Weiner (February 10, 1942 – December 2, 2021) was an American conceptual artist. He was one of the central figures in the formation of conceptual art in the 1960s. His work often took the form of typographic texts, a form of word art.

Wikidata identifier

Q680192

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Introduction

Prominent figure of the American Conceptual art movement since the the 1960s known for his text-based installations incorporating phrases and sentence fragments, typically presented in bold capital letters accompanied by graphic accents.

Country of birth

United States

Roles

Artist, conceptual artist, installation artist, muralist, painter, photographer, sculptor, video artist

ULAN identifier

500013081

Names

Lawrence Weiner, Lawrence Charles Weiner, Lawrence Wiener

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