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Basic Data

Christopher Wool is a contemporary graphic artist and painter from the USA. Wool's artworks and edition are characterized by white-primed aluminum panels on which he paints word fragments or sentences in contrasting black color, lets them converge without punctuation, or unusually separates them.

  • Born: 1955
  • Place of birth: Boston, Massachusetts, USA
  • Nationality: American
  • Studied at: Sarah Lawrence College, New York Studio School
  • Era: Contemporary art

Collections

Germany

 

Austria

 

England

 

USA

Exhibitions

  • 26.06.19 - 22.09.19 Less Is a Bore: Maximalist Art & Design - Institute of Contemporary Art Boston (ICA).
  • 25.05.19 - 04.08.19 Abstraction: Aspects of Contemporary Art - National Museum of Art, Osaka.
  • 14.09.18 - 27.10.18 TRUE STORIES. A SHOW RELATED TO AN ERA - THE EIGHTIES - Galerie Max Hetzler, Berlin.

Awards

  • 2009: Wolfgang-Hahn-Prize Cologne.

Literature

  • Swamp / Christopher Wool, Holzwarth Publications GmbH, Berlin 2019.
  • Yard / Christopher Wool, Holzwarth Publications GmbH, Berlin 2018.
  • Christopher Wool, Hans Werner Holzwarth (Publ.), Cologne 2012.

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