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Donald Judd “The Purest Element of Art”

Donald Judd, Stage Set, Vienna “Donald Judd described his sculptures as specific objects. … challenging the way artists made and conceived artworks and the way in which viewers respond to them. It is almost as if they were challenging the … Continue reading

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Donald Judd – “to create reality, not a picture of it”

“Donald Judd (June 3, 1928 – February 12, 1994) was a minimalist artist (a term he stridently disavowed). In his work, Judd sought autonomy and clarity for the constructed object and the space created by it, ultimately achieving a rigorously … Continue reading

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Donald Judd and Heidegger “The Dynamic Trait of Spacing”

“Not our idea of space, but our experience of space. … Judd’s work is firmly grounded in perception and phenomenological experience. Abstraction in his work is quite different from that of someone like Ad Reinhardt. When Judd places two boxes … Continue reading

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Donald Judd – “The Excription of Space”

“Actual space is intrinsically more powerful and specific than paint on a flat surface.”  Donald Judd “…Donald Judd excribes space, a term introduced by the French philosopher Jean-Luc Nancy. Excription refers to a becoming-other-than-itself, whereby writing, matter or color brings … Continue reading

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