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Eadweard Muybridge and Sol LeWitt

September 10 – October 26, 2019

Sol LeWitt Run, n.d., c. 1960
Sol LeWitt Buried Cube Containing an Object of Importance But Little Value, 1968
Sol LeWitt, Run I, 1962. Oil on canvas, painted wood, 61 x 61 x 8 1/4 inches. © The LeWitt Estate / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York.
Sol LeWitt Wall Structure, 1962
Eadweard Muybridge Dancing (fancy), plate 193 from the series Animal Locomotion, 1887
Eadweard Muybridge Elk; trotting, plate 692 from the series Animal Locomotion, 1887.
Sol LeWitt Model for Five Cubes on Twenty-five Squares, 1977
Sol LeWitt Modular Structure, 1971
Sol LeWitt Modular Wall Structure, n.d.
Sol LeWitt Muybridge I, 1964
Sol LeWitt Wall Structure, White, 1962
Eadweard Muybridge A: Ascending incline. B: Ascending incline with a 50-lb. dumbbell. C: Descending incline. D: Descending incline with a 50-lb. dumbbell., plate 489 from the series Animal Locomotion, 1887.

Press Release

NEW YORK – Craig F. Starr Gallery will present the first exhibition to highlight Eadweard Muybridge’s artistic influence on Sol LeWitt. The conceptual and serial artist, LeWitt, directly cites the narrative structure of the work of photographer and scientist, Muybridge, as one of the major influences on his art. A selection of paintings, photographs, and sculptures will be on view from September 10–October 26, 2019. The show, which is on loan from the LeWitt Collection, will include multiple Muybridge photographs owned by Sol, shown alongside a selection of his early abstract paintings and structures, photographic works, and modular structures. The exhibition will be accompanied by a fully-illustrated catalogue with an essay by Kirsten Swenson.

Craig F. Starr Gallery is located at 5 East 73rd Street between Fifth and Madison Avenues. Gallery hours are 11am to 5:30pm, Monday through Saturday. For more information, please contact the gallery at 212-570-1739.