David S. Areford is professor of art history at the University of Massachusetts Boston. He is the author of Strict Beauty: Sol LeWitt Prints (Yale University Press, Williams College Museum of Art, and New Britain Museum of American Art, 2020) and editor of Locating Sol LeWitt (Yale University Press, 2021), a volume of nine essays that reveal the full scope of the artist’s wide-ranging practice and reassess his singular contributions to 20th-century art (selected by Bookforum and ARTnews as one of the best art books of 2021). In addition, he is the author of articles and books about late medieval European devotional art and printmaking, including The Art of Empathy: The Mother of Sorrows in Northern Renaissance Art and Devotion (2013), The Viewer and the Printed Image in Late Medieval Europe(2010), and Origins of European Printmaking: Fifteenth-Century Viewers and Their Public (2005). His current book project is tentatively titled Sol LeWitt: Painting.
Tour of Strict Beauty Exhibition
Join exhibition curator David S. Areford for a tour of the exhibition "Strict Beauty: Sol LeWitt Prints," on view through June 12.