Donald Judd

American, b. 1928, Excelsior Springs, Missouri; d. 1994, New York, New York
Donald Judd

 

Donald Judd is a pivotal figure in the history of Minimalist Art. Initially trained as a painter, Judd abandoned painting for sculpture in 1962 to produce three-dimensional objects called “Specific Objects.” Untitled (1968), one of a series of vertical wall stacks Judd produced after 1965, consists of ten, equally proportioned and sized boxes of stainless steel and amber-colored plexi-glass. This artwork is an example of Judd’s ability to eliminate the presence of the artist in order to produce work devoid of meaning with a focus on the purity and form of physical materials.

Untitled

 

Donald Judd, Untitled

 

Title: Untitled
Date: 1968
Medium: stainless steel and amber plexiglass
Dimensions: 181 x 40 x 31 inches
Individual Unit Dimensions: 9 x 40 x 31 iches
Accession Number: P68.2.3.
Location: Currently Not on View 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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