“Skin Too Thin” (2014), milled copper-clad plastic, steel bracket, rubber bands; 64 x 41 x 12 inches

Sam Lewitt (born 1981 in Los Angeles, California) is an American artist living and working in New York City. His work was included in the 2012 edition of the Whitney Biennial. He is represented by the Miguel Abreu gallery in New York City and Galerie Buchholz in Cologne and Berlin. In 2013, Richard Birkett curated And Materials and Money in Crisis at MUMOK (museum moderner kunst stiftung ludwig wien) Vienna, Austria in dialogue with Lewitt and he was one eleven artists whose work was displayed therein.Between 2015 - 2016 Lewitt had institutional solo exhibitions at the Wattis Institute of Contemporary Art San Francisco; Kunsthalle Basel Switzerland; and Swiss Institute New York.Work by Lewitt is held in public collections worldwide, including Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; Museum of Contemporary Art, New York; Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco; Museum Moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig Wien, Vienna; Centre George Pompidou, Paris.

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