Christopher Wool (born 1955 in Boston) is a painter and graphic designer, generally considered to be one of the most influential post-conceptual American artists alive today. Christopher Wool first achieved global fame in the mid-1980s with his large-scale wood paintings. These works are made from white-grounded aluminum boards and are decorated with black word-fragments that are spray painted on using stencils.
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About the artwork
“Hypnotist. Anarchist. Insomniac. Mercenary. Authority. Prankster. Comedian. Psychotic. Paranoid. Adversary. Informant. Absurdist. WOULD IF I COULD.” Richard Prince on Christopher Wool.