Lisson Gallery

Lawrence Weiner: Within a Realm of Relative Form

19 October – 23 November 2005

Lawrence Weiner: Within a Realm of Relative Form

Lisson Gallery is delighted to announce its first solo exhibition with Lawrence Weiner.

Lawrence Weiner is one of the most significant and iconic artists of our generation. Throughout his practice he has pursued inquiries into language and a radical redefinition of the artist/viewer relationship. Translating his investigations into linguistic structures and visual systems across varied formats and manifestations, he has produced books, films, videos, performances and audio works.

The belief at the core of Lawrence Weiner’s work is that art is a material reality between human beings and objects and between sets of objects in relation to human beings. Weiner considers language to be a sculptural material and believes that a construction in language can function as sculpture as adequately as a fabricated object. His statement of intent published in 1969 states:

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