Lee Lozano | the artist




The artist Lee Lozano
Born 1930, Newark, New Jersey, USA.
Died 1999 Dallas, TX, USA.

Style and technique of the artist: Painting, Drawing, Documenta Kassel,


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In the mid-sixties she focused on minimalist and abstract forms in her paintings, which Lozano consistently continued to develop from her tool motifs. These works finally led to the large format Wave series of paintings, which she worked on between 1967 and 1970. In the late sixties the artist became increasingly disillusioned with the commercial art world and her last work Drop Out Piece [ 1969-1970 ] marks her gradual withdrawal from the New York art scene. In the end she de­cided not to speak anymore to women, a radical decision, which is a criticism of both the art world and the social system.
Art is fraudulent. Life is finite. No. Art is marked by fraudulence (and our "suspension of disbelief"), life by finiteness. It is impossible that they are not related—all of these things…
2 Works online
Her paintings had all the things Donald Judd didn’t want: color and shape and brushstrokes. They were marvelous, but they didn’t fit in any movement…
untitled (Fish-in-the-Tank)


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