Christopher Wool

Christopher Wool
Christopher Wool

Christopher Wool is a popular US artist. He was born in the year 1955 in Boston. He lives and works in New York City and Texas. His wife is a fellow painter.

 

The career of Christopher Wool

 

Christopher Wool was born in Boston but grew up in the city of Chicago. He moved to NYC in 1973 to study in Studio School studies formal training as a painter. he dropped out of school and immersed himself in the world of underground film and music.

 

Work of Christopher Wool

 

In the late 1980′ Christopher Wool started painting on white canvas- large, black, stenciled letters. He started this after having seen graffiti on a brand new white truck. Wool is Using a system of alliteration, with the words often broken up, or with the vowels. Wool’s word paintings often demand reading aloud to make sense. His paintings gained increased significance in the art world. The artist collaborated with a number of popular artists of his time. He is often observed by fellow artists as drawing lines on canvas with a spray gun. The artist’s paintings captured the euphoric and scary mood of that period. Christopher Wool as an artist contributed significantly to the set design of moving parts.

 

Exhibitions

 

Most of his paintings and other artworks are highlighted in exhibitions in different parts of the world. Over a period of time, the artist’s paintings got immense recognition in the art world. The artist’s paintings are highly popular in the art market.

Marciano Art Foundation happy to host Christopher Wool’s works

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