Date of birth1942
Date of death2021
Speaking about his work, Lawrence Weiner has stated: “in a sense, once you know about a work of mine, you own it.” Beginning in the late 1960s, among the pioneers in the ontological investigation of art, the artist identified in “language and the materials referred to” the medium of his sculptural practice.
Using words and semantic constructs that develop the potential of language to communicate without prescribing, Weiner’s works are open to a broad range of interpretations. [...]