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Local History: Donald Judd and Metal Furniture

In his 1986 essay, “On Furniture,” Donald Judd opens with the contention that furniture and architecture must be functional, as opposed to art, which is “the assertion of someone’s interest regardless of other considerations.” Judd’s initial designs were made for specific purposes, including sinks for 101 Spring Street and a bed, desks, and chairs for

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Donald Judd: Specific Furniture at SFMOMA

Judd Foundation is pleased to share the exhibition Donald Judd: Specific Furniture at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA). Unique to this presentation, the exhibition will bring together Judd’s work with a selection of the important pieces he collected and lived with in his homes and studios, placing Judd firmly within the design

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Local History: Donald Judd and Works in Edition

Between the years 1967 and 1992, Donald Judd made eight different sets of works in editions ranging from three to two hundred. As diverse as his unique works in three dimensions, Judd’s works in editions were made for the floor, the wall, and the table in a range of materials: stainless steel, galvanized iron, cold-rolled

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Visible Logic at The Standard, High Line

Judd Foundation invites you to Visible Logic at The Standard, High Line, a conversation with Rainer Judd, Co-President of Judd Foundation; Wendy Goodman, Design Editor of New York Magazine; and Joseph Becker, Associate Curator of Architecture and Design at SFMOMA. Featuring Phaidon’s new book Chair: 500 Designs that Matter with designs by Donald Judd. Visible Logic

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Local History: Donald Judd and Painting 1959-1961

Donald Judd studied painting at the Art Students League of New York from 1948 to 1953, his paintings from the mid-1950s onward saw a series of stylistic transitions. The oil paintings he made between 1956 and 1958 feature broad, irregular shapes that are neither strictly organic nor geometric. The paintings he made between 1959 and 1962 feature map-like

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Donald Judd: Paintings at Institute of Contemporary Art, Miami

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  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

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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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