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	Image: Sol LeWitt Wall Drawing 604H, cubic rectangle with color ink washes superimposed 1989 (detail), colour ink wash © Estate of Sol LeWitt. ARS, licensed by Viscopy

Exhibition talks: Sol LeWitt

Hear from curators and experts

Sol LeWitt: Your mind is exactly at that line presents works from across the artist’s 40-year career, many of which have never been shown before in Australia.

The exhibition begins with LeWitt’s early wall drawings and structures that chart his first experimentations with the line and finishes with the very last in his series of over 1200 wall drawings. Unique to this landmark exhibition is the display and documentation of LeWitt’s personal and artistic relationships with Australia, including the display of work by Indigenous artists Emily Kam Ngwarray and Gloria Tamerre Petyarre from LeWitt’s own collection.

Join curators and experts as they explore LeWitt’s practice, ideas and processes and tell the story of the artist’s connection to Australia.

Image: Sol LeWitt Wall Drawing 604H, cubic rectangle with color ink washes superimposed 1989 (detail), colour ink wash © Estate of Sol LeWitt. ARS, licensed by Viscopy

Last Sunday of the month, 1.30pm
23 February - 27 July 2014
23 February talk is Auslan interpreted

Free

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Contemporary galleries

Related exhibition: Sol LeWitt

Related program: Contemporary at the Gallery 2014

Related gallery: Contemporary galleries

Natasha Bullock, curator contemporary art, Art Gallery of NSW

Join the curator of the exhibition as she discusses the ideas in the exhibition, Sol LeWitt’s 40-year career and the unique Australian connections that make this exhibition so significant.

This talk will be Auslan intepreted.

 

Sunday 23 February 2014 1:30pm – 2pm

Macushla Robinson, assistant curator contemporary art, Art Gallery of NSW

In her talk, Macushla discusses Sol LeWitt’s unique process and its contribution to the shaping of conceptual art as we know it today.

 

Sunday 30 March 2014 1:30pm – 2pm

John Kaldor, collector and director, Kaldor Public Art Projects

John Kaldor shares his long history of working with Sol LeWitt, from the two Kaldor Public Art Projects in 1977 and 1998 to his longstanding friendship and collecting of LeWitt’s works, many of which are on display in the exhibition.

 

Sunday 27 April 2014 1:30pm – 2pm

Emily McDaniel, curator Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Art, Art Gallery of NSW

In her talk, Emily discusses the work of Emily Kam Ngwarray and Gloria Tamerre Petyarre in Sol LeWitt’s personal collection, which hangs alongside LeWitt’s own work for the first time in this exhibition.

 

Sunday 25 May 2014 1:30pm – 2pm

Michael Brown, senior display technician, Art Gallery of NSW

Michael has helped create a number of wall drawings at the Gallery, including the ones in this exhibition. In his talk, Michael shares his experience and in-depth knowledge of Sol LeWitt’s process.

 

Sunday 29 June 2014 1:30pm – 2pm

Alexandra Gregg, coordinator contemporary programs, Art Gallery of NSW

In her talk, Alexandra discusses the relationship of Sol LeWitt’s practice to music, dance and architecture.

 

Sunday 27 July 2014 1:30pm – 2pm