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Form of Difficulty, 2016

Mixed Media

Embroidery on wool textile

55.12 x 66.93 in

140.0 x 170.0 cm

Edition of 12

This work is monogrammed and comes with a signed and numbered Certificate of Authenticity.

$11,789 - $17,683
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About The Work

For the creation of this new “statement,” Lawrence Weiner decided to liberate himself from the direct printing on the wall in order to lead the spectator towards a new relationship to his linguistic proposition. 

For this major figure of conceptual art, Form of Difficulty occupies a particular part in his recent production. Created on a textile medium with embroidered letters, Form of Difficulty offers a dual reading to the eye. It is both a sculpture, which we can read and activate, and a perfectly realized “painting.” Through the use of traditional embroidering techniques, each word requires a plasticity which the artist had never achieved, conferring the multiple (12 copies) an exceptional status.

Courtesy of Bernard Chauveau

About Lawrence Weiner

From The Magazine

  • Created on a textile medium with embroidered black letters. This piece is both a sculpture which we can read and activate on a wall, and a perfectly realized “painting”.

  • Ships in 10 to 14 business days from France.
  • This work is final sale and not eligible for return.
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