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Donald Judd

 (1928 - 1994)
Donald Clarence Judd was active/lived in New York, Missouri.  Donald Judd is known for three-dimensional art, drawing.

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Donald Judd

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Born in Excelsior Springs, Missouri, Donald Judd became an artist whose writings and works were crucial to the emergence of a new form of three-dimensional art, which he referred to as "specific objects." His legacy is that of simplicity, "all of art history pared down to the basic geometric module of a box made of industrial materials" (ARTNews 5/99). He rejected the symbolism and emotive work of the abstract expressionists, based on free-wheeling use of color, and injected industrial materials as art.

He is widely known for his "stacks," units with which from 1963 he developed a vocabulary of colored metals and plexiglass. The stacks are installed so that the spaces between the units are the same dimension as the units themselves,   ...  Displaying 750 of 1636 characters.



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About  Donald Judd

Born:  1928 - Excelsior Springs, Missouri
Died:   1994
Known for:  three-dimensional art, drawing