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  Geometric Figures Within Square Tiles by Sol LeWitt



 
Sol LeWitt

Geometric Figures Within Square Tiles, designed 1984
hand-painted maiolica, drilled for hanging
9 1/2" x 9 1/2" with a 3/4" lip (24 x 24 cm with a 3 cm lip)
stamped signature with a copyright on the verso

Our stock is constantly changing but tiles can be custom-ordered. Please allow up to 12 weeks for fabrication. If you'd like to know which tiles are immediately available, please call us at 212-463-7490.

If you would like to purchase tiles for floor or wall installations, please contact the gallery for a quote. These tiles are custom orders and take approximately 12 weeks for fabrication.
$165.00



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In the early 1980s, Sol LeWitt and his family bought a rustic farmhouse in Spoleto, Italy. While in Rome looking for new dishes, he and his wife, Carol, discovered that the maiolica pottery they so admired was made locally, almost in their backyard, in Deruta. Italy. The craftspeople in Deruta were continuing the more than 600 year old tradition of creating maiolica, a technique of applying a glossy base glaze whitened with tin oxide onto fired clay pottery. Vivid, hand-painted colors are then added and the pieces are fired again.

LeWitt designed his own dinnerware in Deruta and these same pieces are now available through Artware Editions in the full range of colors the artist intended. Each piece is made by hand by the same artisans who for generations have kept this proud and classic Italian tradition alive. This dinnerware is lead-free and dishwasher safe.

If we do not already have it in stock the fabrication time is approximately 12 weeks.

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212.463.7490
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