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Local History: Don Judd at The Whitney, 1968

In spring of 1968, the Whitney Museum of American Art hosted a major exhibition of works by Donald Judd, the first in a series of exhibitions devoted to younger artists. Don Judd was curated by William C. Agee and was on view from February 27 to March 24, 1968. In his opening catalog remarks Agee contended that, “This […]

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Visiting Scholars Program

Judd Foundation is pleased to announce a new public program in partnership with Marfa Book Co. The series is an opportunity for scholars conducting research in the Judd Foundation Archives to present informal talks on new research while working in Marfa. The presentations will explore and engage scholarship for the larger topics of which the […]

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Local History: Donald Judd and Writing

Donald Judd amassed an impressive resume of writing as a for-hire art critic, often reviewing over 15 shows a month during a six-year period from 1959-1964. Although this period of Judd’s writing is notable for the categorical utterances housed within brief reviews that occasionally ran no more than five sentences long, it is also during […]

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Local History: Donald Judd and Russian Architecture

In an interview from 1989 Donald Judd stated: “While I was in the army, the US Army, for a year and a half – World War II had only been over a year – they gave the soldiers all sorts of books, paperbacks. This was the beginning of educational paperbacks in the United States. The books […]

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Local History: Donald Judd and Green Gallery

“A gallery across Fifty-Seventh Street from the Wise, the Green Gallery, beginning its second year, is interesting because of its wide presentation of unknown but inventive young painters and sculptors. It is something of an uptown Tenth Street gallery.” – Donald Judd This is how Donald Judd closed his early essay, “New York City – […]

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Open Hours & Evening Lights in Marfa

Judd Foundation is pleased to announce Open Hours and Evening Lights in conjunction with Chinati Weekend, October 6-8, 2017. An opportunity to visit Donald Judds private living and working spaces in Marfa, TX, the visits are self-guided and free to the public. La Mansana de Chinati/The Block Saturday, October 7 10:00am-3:00pm 400 West El Paso Street Surrounded […]

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Local History: Donald Judd and Yayoi Kusama

The fall of 1959 was significant for both Yayoi Kusama and Donald Judd; Kusama had her first solo show in New York City in at the Brata Gallery in October and Judd was hired to write reviews for ARTnews in September. Although, as Judd noted, “I wrote criticism as a mercenary and would never have written […]

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Yayoi Kusama

Yayoi Kusama September 23 – December 2, 2017 Public opening: Friday, September 22, 2017 6:00-8:00pm Public hours: Thursdays, Fridays & Saturdays 1:00-5:30pm   Judd Foundation is pleased to present an exhibition of four paintings by Yayoi Kusama on the ground floor of 101 Spring Street in New York. The ground floor installation will be free […]

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Local History: Donald Judd and Casa Perez

In 1982, Donald Judd purchased Casa Perez, one of three ranches on the 40,000 acres of land that he collectively called Ayala de Chinati. Located forty-five miles from Marfa in southern Presidio County, Casa Perez ranch contains an adobe ranch house from the early twentieth century, which was formerly the main house of
 a goat […]

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Casa Perez Ranch Day

Judd Foundation is pleased to host an Open House at Casa Perez, Donald Judd’s ranch house outside Marfa, TX.  Please join us for an afternoon of free food and drink, music, and a talk. Free and open to the public. September 10, 2017 11:00am-4:00pm 1:00pm talk by Louis Harveson, Borderlands Research Institute and Deirdre Hisler, The Nature Conservancy […]

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