Christopher Wool (born 1955 in Boston, US) is a painter and graphic designer and generally considered as one of the most influential post-conceptional American artists. In the mid-1980s, Wool achieved global fame with his large-scale word paintings: white-grounded aluminium boards decorated with black word-fragments by utilizing the technique of spray paint and stencil. His work was subject of diverse solo exhibitions, for instance at… Read more
About the artwork
“Hypnotist. Anarchist. Insomniac. Mercenary. Authority. Prankster. Comedian. Psychotic. Paranoid. Adversary. Informant. Absurdist. WOULD IF I COULD.” Richard Prince on Christopher Wool.