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Donald Judd Paintings

22 September - 08 December
Organized by: Judd Foundation
Venue: Judd Foundation
101 Spring Street
New York

Judd Foundation is pleased to present Donald Judd: Paintings 1960-1961, nine works by the artist on the ground floor of 101 Spring Street in New York. A largely understudied part of his oeuvre, his paintings from the early 1960s incorporate a series of stylistic transitions that reflect his interests and development as an artist. Oil paintings made between 1956 and 1958 feature irregular shapes that are neither strictly organic nor geometric, whereas in later paintings from 1960 to 1962 Judd makes use of repeating forms, a reduced color palette, found objects, and wax and sand to build up the canvas, plywood, or Masonite surfaces. The  works in the exhibition reflect Judd’s experiments with a variety of techniques and the possibilities for creating non-illusionistic space in two dimensions.