Born in New York (), lives in New York (), lives in Amsterdam ().
Lawrence Weiner is a very Transatlantic artist, who lives in Amsterdam and worked all over Europe. He exhibited at M HKA with Liam Gillick in 2011. Unlike the visual poets, who start with language, Weiner bases his ‘tectonic’ text pieces on sculpture and painting, as his most-quoted piece indicates. 1. the artist may construct the piece; 2. the piece may be fabricated; 3. the piece need not be built. Weiner’s words are of the world, as concrete as things. Perhaps his greatest contribution to the 'Essential' is to make the flesh become word.
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Liam Gillick - Lawrence W...
Lawrence Weiner, Liam Gillick, Liam Gillick - Lawrence Weiner 'A Syntax of Dependency', 2011. Book, ink, paper, 30.7 x 21.5 cm, 55 p., language : English, publisher : Museum van Hedendaagse Kunst Antwerpen/Mousse Publishing, Milano, ISBN : 9788896501610.
Factors in the scope of d...
Lawrence Weiner, Factors in the scope of distance - A structure of Lawrence Weiner, 1984. Book, ink, paper, 29.5 x 21.9 cm, publisher : ADD (Any De Decker), Antwerpen, ISBN : 90 6848 001 4.
A City Dragged
Lawrence Weiner, A City Dragged, 1970. Installation, adhesive letters, 20.8 x 140.3 cm.
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Liam Gillick & Lawrence W...
04 February 2011 - 29 May 2011.
Lawrence Weiner: “You and I know each other fairly well. And you and I have conceived the plan of doing something together many times – and y
EXTRA MUROS: Visite Borne...
03 May 2014 - 25 May 2014.
Under the umbrella term Visite, the M HKA – in collaboration with LOCUS, the hub for libraries, cultural and community centres and local cult
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Since the end of May 2002, the M HKA has strayed from the beaten track of museum catalogues. The M HKA does not consider a systematic thereof
"... They cannot be reduced. They’re not representable. The claim of the complexity of their design is irreducible. They never give the impre