Furniture writing architecture & design his essay “specific objects,” first published in 1965, remains central to the analysis of the new art developed in the early 1960s publication history donald judd: complete writings 1959-1975 donald judd writings. 101 spring street, the building in soho where donald judd lived and worked for years, was recently renovated by architecture research office before the project began, the new york photographer elizabeth felicella photographed the cast-iron structure we are pleased to present an essay. Donald judd: furniture guided visit the guided visit will focus on the furniture collection in donald judd’s living and studio spaces within the five-story cast-iron building at 101 spring. Donald judd’s house by alexandra lange may 13, 2013 in an essay titled why couldn’t judd judd’s own furniture provides a sense of location in the wide-open rooms: a high-backed.
A prolific artist, designer and theorist, donald judd’s vast body of work established him as one of the great modernists of the twentieth century humble industrial materials and flat primary colour palette became a signature that spanned furniture, prints, sculpture and architecture in his seminal 1965 essay, specific objects, judd. Donald judd, william c agee (1968) don judd, p 15 obviously everyone is going to prefer kinds of art i prefer art that isn't associated with anything and am tired of the various kinds of dada, and don't think, for example, that the work of johns and rauschenberg is so momentous. Donald judd was born on june 3, 1928, in excelsior springs, missouri he spent much of his early childhood on his grandparents' farm and continued to live in the midwest with his parents until they finally settled in new jersey. 15 untitled works in concrete, 1980-1984 by donald judd the fifteen concrete works by donald judd that run along the border of chinati’s property were the first works to be installed at the museum and were cast and assembled on the site over a four-year period, from 1980 through 1984.
Donald judd’s furniture’s pieces were initially reserved for strictly domestic purposes and they did not appear on the public art scene until the 1980s, that is nearly twenty years after they were first designed. 42) untitled (1969) could be regarded as the hallmark of donald judd ten identical and interchangeable steel boxes protruded from the wall were placed equally apart, incorporating the floor and ceiling into the composition of the sculpture. 3of 8 donald judd’s “armchair,” above, is on display along with other pieces of the sculptor’s work at the san francisco museum of modern art, top photo: katherine du tiel / sfmoma.
Donald judd (june 3, 1928 – february 12, 1994) was an american artist associated with minimalism (a term he nonetheless stridently disavowed. The book on judd's furniture beautifully photographed, no nonsense, and contains the excellent essay it's hard to find a good lamp (not suggesting one should pay current prices: i was lucky enough to buy this new for $20. Sfmoma (san francisco museum of modern art) examines the practice of american artist donald judd (1928–1994) in newly opened show ‘donald judd: specific furniture’ titled after a 1964 essay.
Donald judd untitled, 1968 stainless steel and yellow plexiglas, six units x x (c) donald judd 2008 find this pin and more on color board // yellow by tish evangelista port is dedicated to catalyzing critical discussion and disseminating information about art as lensed through portland, oregon. Architecture,” wrote donald judd in his 1993 essay “it’s hard to find a obdurate space: architecture of donald judd, curated by claude armstrong and donna cohen the exhibit is a welcome complement to the judd’s custom designed furniture and constructions were placed back in their original. Over donald judd’s long career as a leading exponent of minimalist sculpture, his influence on modern art has been extraordinary ‘it isn’t necessary for a work to have a lot of things to look at, to compare, to analyse one by one, to contemplate,’ he wrote in his seminal 1965 essay, specific objects. A newly opened exhibition at the san francisco museum of modern art (sfmoma) takes a closer look at donald judd's practice as a furniture designer the late american artist, often associated with the minimalism movement of the early 1960s, is known for his modern sculptures.
Donald judd: specific furniture features approximately 30 pieces of furniture and 25 drawings, along with eight newly fabricated judd designs, including four chairs, two. This book gives an overview of judd’s furniture work and also includes his essay ‘it’s hard to find a good lamp’, which is partly an account of his first forays into chair and table making, having found it hard to buy the right furnishings for his own home in marfa, texas. Judd foundation and david zwirner books, 2016 if you’ve ever taken a course about modern and contemporary art history, chances are you know that minimalist sculptor donald judd wrote the lively essay “specific objects” in 1965.
Donald judd furniture: retrospective by donald judd (1995-02-02) the year before his death this important retrospective includes judd's acerbic and opinionated essay it's hard to find a good lamp in it, he explains how his furniture design relates to his earlier work in the visual arts (it doesn't, is the short answer) donald judd. Donald judd, widely regarded as one of the most significant american artists of the post-war period, is perhaps best-known for the large-scale outdoor installations and.
Donald judd on furniture by thercmp donald judd, it’s hard to find a good lamp 1993 in the middle eighties i wrote that in the middle sixties someone asked me to design a coffee table. Donald judd (june 3, 1928 – february 12, 1994) was an american artist associated with minimalism (a term he nonetheless stridently disavowed) in his work, judd sought autonomy and clarity for the constructed object and the space created by it, ultimately achieving a rigorously democratic presentation without compositional hierarchy. The sculptor donald judd’s soho home, with work by dan flavin, left, and lucas samaras, center, will be part of a museum that will focus on judd’s life and art. Donald judd was an artist and designer famous for his minimalism his use of straight lines and block colours has inspired a generation of both fashion and furniture designers in other areas of his life, however, judd was not so fond of established boundaries.