Minimalist, conceptual-based artist Fred Sandback was known for his sculptures that outlined space and altered a room’s set-up through their architectural presence. He was most recognized for his “leaning” works in which he diagonally suspended lengths of yarn or elastic cord between the wall and floor. Sandback used the most minimal means possible in his works, constructing geometric forms out of thin lines of material that changed the… Read more
About the artwork
Fred Sandback once said "Prints are substance, tactility, color, mass". Born in New York, his Minimalist sculptures were initially exhibited in Munich–acrylic yarn delineated across space, formulating shapes that appear to have volume. Producing his first prints in 1970–the year of this screenprint–they too articulate physical space, string moving from wall to floor and ceiling.