Christopher Wool grew up Chicago, in 1955. He received a B.A. from Sarah Lawrence College, and then furthered his education at the New York Studio School and at New York University. Wool lives and works in New York.Wool is best known for his paintings of large, black, stenciled letters on white canvases. However, Wool possesses a wide range of style – using a combined array of painterly techniques, including spray paint, silkscreen, and hand painting. Wool provides tension between painting and erasing, gesture and removal, depth and flatness.Christopher Wool’s work has been shown extensively around the world including venues like the Museum of Modern Art, New York, the Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, and Museum Boymans-van Beuningen, Rotterdam, The Netherlands. His 2006 solo exhibition at Gagosian Gallery, Beverly Hills will be his first with Gagosian.