AUGUST 2015 – NOVEMBER 2015
Lawrence Weiner’s texts have appeared in all sorts of places over the last five decades and although he sees himself as a sculptor rather than a conceptualist, he is among the trailblazers of the 1960s to present art as language. He defines his sculptural medium simply as ‘language + the material referred to’, in the sense that language is a material for construction. He is one of the most important and best known of artists working today in contemporary art.
The site-specific work created especially for the garden at LUST & THE APPLE is THIS AS THAT BE THAT AS IT MAY (2015) and is a text work painted directly on a dry stane dyke wall. The work is a consideration of transformation and identity.