Item ID: 9602 Exhibition postcard: Sol LeWitt bei Konrad Fischer (22 April-16 May 1969). Sol LEWITT.

Exhibition postcard: Sol LeWitt bei Konrad Fischer (22 April-16 May 1969).

Black & white illus. on recto, details on verso. Pictorial postcard. Düsseldorf: Konrad Fischer, 1969.

Postcard invitation to LeWitt’s second presentation with Fischer. Their first collaboration had taken place 6 January-3 February 1968 – the gallerist’s fourth exhibition and the artist’s debut show in Europe. LeWitt’s preliminary sketch for one of the two wall drawings shown, A square divided horizontally and vertically into four equal parts, each with a different direction of lines (1969) is reproduced on the recto.

“Konrad Fischer most likely saw Sol LeWitt’s work for the first time in 1967 in the exhibition Serielle Formationen in Frankfurt, in which he also participated as a painter…It was Carl Andre who helped to convince LeWitt to do an exhibition with Konrad Fischer…It was LeWitt’s first solo show in Europe…Fischer held LeWitt in high regard, and he dedicated altogether twelve solo shows to him.”–Cloud & Crystal: The Dorothee and Konrad Fischer Collection (2016 exhib. booklet), p. 44.

Near fine; discoloration to the verso.

❧ D. Fischer, ed., Ausstellungen bei Konrad Fischer: Düsseldorf Oktober 1967-Oktober 1992 (Edition Marzona: 1993) 19 (pictured).

Price: $350.00

Item ID: 9602

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