Donald Judd: Paintings at Institute of Contemporary Art, Miami

Donald Judd: Paintings marks the first museum exhibition dedicated to 14 rarely exhibited or published paintings, created from 1959 to 1961, crucial transitional years when the artist was experimenting with form and color in order to further develop his ideas on work in three dimension. Judd began as a painter and these works demonstrate both his mastery of the medium and his determination to go beyond it. Ideas about painting were central to informing the relationship between space that is evident across his work.

Curated by Flavin Judd, Curator and Co-President of Judd Foundation, ICA Miami Director Ellen Salpeter, and ICA Miami Deputy Director and Chief Curator Alex Gartenfeld, the exhibition offers an expanded understanding of the artist through this understudied facet of his work. The paintings will be joined by one of Judd’s curved works in three dimensions, untitled (1964), which represents the artist’s constant experimentation with the intersections between painting and sculpture, form and light.

The exhibition is accompanied by a ​catalogue​ featuring new writing about the artist’s work. Essays by Alex Kitnick, Eileen Myles, and Kirsten Swenson. Interviews with Alex Gartenfeld and Flavin Judd.

Donald Judd: Paintings
April 5–June 24, 2018
Public opening: Thursday, April 5, 2018, 7:00pm
Second Floor, Special Exhibition Galleries
Institute of Contemporary Art, Miami

Public Program
Flavin Judd in conversation with Ellen Salpeter and Alex Gartenfeld
Saturday, April 7, 2018
ICA Miami