Four Basic Kinds of Straight Lines.
16 black & white plates.  pp. Square 4to (200 x 200 mm.), orig. illustrated semi-stiff wrappers (spine sunned & a trifle stained), staple-bound. London: Studio International, 1969.
One of LeWitt’s earliest artist’s books, remarkably well-preserved. This is the artist’s fifth book, but the third standalone publication not originating from an exhibition or periodical. It is now scarce on the market.
“The front cover of Four Basic Kinds of Straight Lines is an exemplary statement of the compositional elements: vertical lines, horizontal lines and the two sets of diagonal lines. The proportions are immaculate. The back cover, in turn, states... More