Lawrence Weiner
 
Lawrence Weiner was born in New York in 1942 and lives and works in New York. He had a major retrospective at the Whitney Museum of American Art, New York (2007); other solo exhibitions include Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam (2013), Museu d’Art Contemporani de Barcelona, Spain (2013), Haus der Kunst, Munich, Germany (2007), Museo Tamayo Arte Contemporaneo, Mexico City (2004), Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg, Germany (2000), Walker Art Center, Minneapolis (1994) and Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington DC (1990). He participated in documenta 5, 6, 7, and 13 (1972, 1977, 1982, 2012), the 36th, 41st, 50th and 55th Venice Biennales (1972, 1984, 2003, 2013) and the 27th Biennale de Sao Paulo (2006). Among many honours he was awarded fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts (1976, 1983), a Guggenheim Fellowship (1994), the Wolfgang Hahn Prize, Museum Ludwig, Cologne (1995), a Skowhegan Medal for Painting/Conceptual Art (1999) and an Honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters from the Graduate Center, City University of New York (2013).
Exhibitions
 
Setting The Stage 3 Oct - 8 Nov 2003
( ) + ( ) 8 Mar - 2 Apr 1991

Group Exhibitions
Per Kirkeby
Lawrence Weiner
16 Jan - 14 Mar 2015
Object matter 25 Apr - 31 May 2014
lost for words 24 May - 10 Aug 2013
Cut & Paste 27 Feb - 18 Apr 2009
Hansen silketryk 1989 - 2004 20 Aug - 11 Sep 2004
 
Now Here
 
Works
 


Lawrence Weiner, 3 COINS & A FOUNTAIN, 2008, Vinyl letters on wall, dimensions variable


Lawrence Weiner, TORN ASUNDER WITH A SPARK FROM ABOVE, 2014, Paint on bricks, dimensions variable
Per Kirkeby, København, 2014, Bricks and mortar, 320 x 320 x 320 cm


Lawrence Weiner, TORN ASUNDER WITH A SPARK FROM ABOVE, 2014, Paint on bricks, dimensions variable
Per Kirkeby, København, 2014, Bricks and mortar, 320 x 320 x 320 cm


Lawrence Weiner, 2 Blocks Of Salt In The Morning Mist, 1991, language + the materials referred to, dimensions variable


Lawrence Weiner, Carefully balanced on the edge of a hole in time, 2009, language + the materials referred to, dimensions variable