Sol LeWitt

Tower (DC)

1989, 2009
15' 11 5/8" x 4' 7 5/8" x 4' 7 5/8"
concrete blocks, mortar

Courtesy of Barbara Krakow Gallery, Boston, MA and The Estate of Sol LeWitt and funded by Museum supporters at the 2008 deCordova Annual Benefit 

Sol LeWitt (1928–2007)
Tower (DC), 1989, 2009

Sol LeWitt's Tower (DC) is as much a conceptual project as it is a physical structure.  More info...

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