Category Archives: Minimalism

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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Luis Barragan – “Serenity is the Antidote”

“Serenity is the great and true antidote against anguish and fear, and today, more than ever, it is the architect’s duty to make of it a permanent guest in the home, no matter how sumptuous or how humble. Throughout my … Continue reading

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Luis Baragan – “at home with solitude”

“Only in intimate communion with solitude may man find himself. Solitude is good company and my architecture is not for those who fear or shun it.” Luis Barragan Casa Luis Barragan

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Carl Andre – Sculpture as “place”

Carl Andre (born September 16, 1935) is an American minimalist artist. Andre’s concept of sculpture as “place” is of singular importance to the evolution of his work and to minimalist work in general. Carl Andre

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Carl Andre “Spatial Specificity”

Carl Andre Influenced by Constantin Brancusi and by the black paintings of his friend Frank Stella. In his work to date, he continues to emphasize material and spatial specificity. Carl Andre, Guggenheim Collection

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