Lawrence Weiner

born 1942


Lawrence Weiner (born February 10, 1942) is an American conceptual artist. He is one of the central figures in the formation of conceptual art in the 1960s. His work often takes the form of typographic texts, a form of word art.

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Artist as subject

Film and audio

  • TateShots

    In the Studio with Lawrence Weiner

    Lawrence Weiner on working with words, why he’s against Helvetica, and how he came to design his own font

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    Talking Art: Lawrence Weiner

    Following his highly acclaimed retrospective 'As far as the eye can see' (Whitney Museum of American Art, New York), Lawrence …


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