Christopher Wool (born 1955, Boston) is primarily known as a painter, however his photographs, sculptures, artist books, and prints are also integral to his practice.
Wool’s work has been presented at institutions around the world, including solo exhibitions at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (1989); Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, Rotterdam, Kölnischer Kunstverein, Cologne, and Kunsthalle Bern (1991); Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles (1998), Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh (1998–99), and Kunsthalle Basel (1999); Institut Valencià d’Art Modern and Musée d’Art Moderne et Contemporain, Strasbourg (2006); Museu de Arte Contemporânea de Serralves, Porto (2008–09), and Museum Ludwig, Cologne (2009); Musée d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris (2012); and Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum and the Art Institute of Chicago (2013–2014). Wool lives and works in New York City and Marfa, Texas.
An introduction to the Hill Art Foundation inaugural exhibition Maybe Maybe Not
Christopher Wool’s abstract paintings often bring the viewer to question what constitutes art.
Through an Urban Lens Urban landscapes are known for cultivating a vibrant and enriching culture that inspires a powerful craving among its citizens to create and inspire others.
Christopher Wool is an American artist who is known for his paintings on large canvases, often employing black and white text.
Derek Saurack and Pavneet Kaur Saini’s spring 2019 project
Christopher Wool’s painting, Untitled, created in 2001, offers a complex composition filled with emotion and open to many interpretations.