Current Exhibitions

Sol LeWitt, Wall Drawing #1180, installed at the Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn., 2017. First installation: Sfeir-Semler Gallery, Beirut, Lebanon, 2005. Black marker on wall. Yale University Art Gallery, Gift of the LeWitt Collection, Chester, Conn., in honor of Terry and Richard Albright, B.A. 1961. © 2018 The LeWitt Estate/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York.

Watch a video of the wall drawing’s installation at the Gallery

Sol LeWitt, Wall Drawing #334, installed at the Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn., 2018. First installation: Hayward Gallery, London, May 1980. Red, yellow, and blue crayon, red, yellow, and blue wall. Yale University Art Gallery, Gift of the LeWitt Collection, Chester, Conn., in honor of Mary Jo and Ted Shen, B.A. 1966, HON. 2001. © 2018 The LeWitt Estate/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

Sol LeWitt, Wall Drawing #610, installed at the Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn., 2018. First installation: Fundació Joan Miró, Barcelona, June 1989. India ink and color ink wash. Yale University Art Gallery, Gift of the LeWitt Collection, Chester, Conn., in honor of Suzanne Hellmuth and Jock Reynolds. © 2018 The LeWitt Estate/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

Sol LeWitt, Wall Drawing #409, installed at the Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn., 2018. First installation: Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, February 1984. Yellow, blue, and white crayon, red wall, black pencil description. Yale University Art Gallery, Gift of the LeWitt Collection, Chester, Conn., in honor of Jill and John Walsh, b.a. 1961. © 2018 The LeWitt Estate/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

Sol LeWitt Wall Drawings: Expanding a Legacy

  • March 2, 2018–January 27, 2019
Sol LeWitt Wall Drawings: Expanding a Legacy features seven drawings newly donated to the Gallery from the artist’s estate, making the Gallery’s collection of LeWitt’s work in this signature medium the largest of any museum worldwide. The drawings on view represent a range of the artist’s techniques, including bold geometric patterns executed in colorful ink wash and works composed entirely of fine graphite lines. The exhibition also celebrates the newly inaugurated Sol LeWitt Wall Drawing Study Center at Yale West Campus, which will house the archive of this groundbreaking artist and be an international nexus for research on his work.
Exhibition organized by Jock Reynolds, the Henry J. Heinz II Director; Pamela Franks, Senior Deputy Director and the Seymour H. Knox, Jr., Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art; and John Hogan, the Mary Jo and Ted Shen Installation Director and Archivist for Sol LeWitt Wall Drawings. Made possible by the Joann and Gifford Phillips, Class of 1942, Fund.

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