Archives

The Judd Foundation Archives, as the repository for the Donald Judd Papers, is the premier center for the study of the life and work of Donald Judd, containing the primary holdings of the artist, his studio, and key collaborators. The use, accomplishments, and significance to the humanities of the Judd Foundation Archives are evidenced through their impact on exhibitions, scholarship, and programs.

The Archives and its Collections include: published and unpublished writings, correspondence, photographs, moving image material, drawings, museum, gallery and exhibition files, exhibition ephemera, and publications.

Collections

Collections

Donald Judd Papers (1928-1994)
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Donald Judd Estate Records (1994-1996)

Judd Foundation Records (1994-)

Roy and Effie Judd Papers (1889-2007)

Jamie Dearing Papers (1968-2000)

Lauretta Vinciarelli Papers (c. 1970-1980s)

Adrian Jolles Papers (c. 1980s-1990s)

Research

Research

During the past ten years, the Judd Foundation Archives have provided expertise and research support for over thirty exhibitions; forty publications, including major monographs; and more than thirty lectures and panel conversations.

Judd Foundation Archives are temporarily closed to researchers until March 2024.

Archives Advisory Group

Archives Advisory Group

Ann Butler
Director of the Library and Archives, The Center for Curatorial Studies at Bard

Brenda Danilowitz
Chief Curator, The Josef and Anni Albers Foundation

Michelle Elligott
Chief of Archives, The Museum of Modern Art, New York

Hannah Marshall
Director of Administration and Research, The Chinati Foundation

Richard Shiff
The Effie Marie Cain Regents Chair in Art, The University of Texas at Austin

Francine Snyder
Director of Archives and Scholarship, Robert Rauschenberg Foundation

Jill Sterrett
Deputy Director for Museum Affairs and Strategic Impact, Smart Museum of Art, University of Chicago   

Support

Support

The processing of the Judd Foundation Archives has been supported by the Institute of Museum and Library Services, the National Endowment for the Humanities, and the Stillwater Foundation.