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BORN 10 FEBRUARY 1942 BRONX NEW YORK

ATTENDED THE NEW YORK PUBLIC SCHOOL SYSTEM.

THE LATE FIFTIES AND EARLY SIXTIES WERE SPENT TRAVELING

THROUGHOUT NORTH AMERICA (USA • CANADA)

 

THE FIRST PRESENTATION OF THE WORK WAS IN MILL VALLEY

CALIFORNIA IN 1960. LAWRENCE WEINER DIVIDES HIS TIME

BETWEEN HIS STUDIO IN NEW YORK CITY AND HIS BOAT

IN AMSTERDAM

 

HE PARTICIPATES IN PUBLIC AND PRIVATE PROJECTS AND

EXHIBITIONS IN BOTH THE NEW AND OLD WORLD

MAINTAINING THAT:

 

ART IS THE EMPIRICAL FACT OF THE

RELATIONSHIPS OF OBJECTS TO OBJECTS

IN RELATION TO HUMAN BEING & NOT DEPENDENT UPON

HISTORICAL PRECEDENT FOR EITHER USE OF LEGITIMACY

 

LAWRENCE WEINER

 

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Lawrence Weiner
WEST [AS] EAST EAST [AS] WEST
2012
Faber-Castell pencil, inkjet on folded pasted archival paper
Diptych, each: 100.5 x 69 cm / (39.57 x 27.17 in)