Judd Donald Judd 18.11.2021/15.01.2022

It’s all about three dimensions and the space inside the boxes, around the boxes, between the boxes. It’s all about space, and you can’t paint the space or anything; you can only make it exist. It’s about seeing and about the actuality of space.

Galería Elvira González is pleased to announce the fifth solo exhibition at the gallery of Donald Judd (1928 -1994), a fundamental artist in the history of postwar art. The opening will be on November 18 and will present seven works.

In the early 1960s, Judd began to work in New York on an industrially manufactured type of works that he defined as Specific Objects, trying to break with the traditional idea of sculpture. His works are conceived with lineal and simple forms, from which he created his own formal language. These began his way to produce works where the repetition of a form, the seriality, the use of industrial materials and the transformation of the space where the object is placed, initiated a new way of thinking about the work of art, in opposition to Abstract Expressionism and Pop Art. Donald Judd and some artists of his generation configured at the end of the 60’s what is known as Minimal Art.

Throughout his life Judd wrote several articles and essays advocating the value of critical thinking and the importance of the artist in society. Judd’s practice evidence how architecture and design were part of his main interests. The conservation and rehabilitation of buildings, as well as furniture design and printmaking, were major activities of his thinking and his work as an artist.

Donald Judd Works

Obra de Donald Judd, Sin título (89-49 Ballantine), 1989. 4 elementos de contrachapado de abeto Douglas

Untitled (Ballantine 89-49), 1989
50 x 100 x 50 cm | 19 ⅝ x 39 ⅜ x 19 ⅝ in (each)
Douglas fir plywood
(4 elements)

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Xilografía de Donal Judd, impresa en rojo cadmio sobre papel japonés Ed. A.P. 6, de los 1961-1969 año

Untitled (3-R), 1961-1969
78,7 x 55,9 cm | 31 x 22 in
Woodcut in cadmium red on Japanese paper
Ed. A.P. 6

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Obra de Donald Judd, Sin título (85-5 Lehni ag), 1985. Un elemento de aluminio pintado de colores: rojo, amarillo, marrón y negro

Untitled (LEHNI AG 85-5), 1985
30 x 90 x 30 cm | 11 ¾ x 35 ½ x 11 ¾ in
Painted aluminum

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Obra de Donald Judd, Sin título, 1992. 2 elementos de contrachapado de abeto Douglas y metacrilato

Untitled (Ballantine 92-01), 1992
50 x 100 x 50 cm | 19 ⅝ x 39 ⅜ x 19 ⅝ in (each)
Douglas fir plywood and methacrylate
(2 elements)

Obra de Donald Judd, Sin título (Menziken 88-79), 1988. Un elemento de aluminio anodizado y metacrilato de colores: rojo y amarillo

Untitled (Menziken 88-79), 1988
25 x 100 x 25 cm | 10 x 39 ⅜ x 10 in
Anodized aluminum and methacrylate

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Set de 7 serigrafías de Donald Judd, del año 1991. Serrigrafía y golpe seco sobre papel

Untitled, 1991
60 x 80 cm | 23 ⅝ x 31 ½ in (each)
Set of 7 screenprints
Screenprint and embosed lines on paper
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Serigrafía Donald Judd, 1991

Untitled, 1991
60 x 80 cm | 23 ⅝ x 31 ½ in
Screenprint and embosed lines on paper
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Serigrafía Donald Judd, 1991

Untitled, 1991
60 x 80 cm | 23 ⅝ x 31 ½ in
Screenprint and embosed lines on paper
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Serigrafía Donald Judd, 1991

Untitled, 1991
60 x 80 cm | 23 ⅝ x 31 ½ in
Screenprint and embosed lines on paper
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Serigrafía Donald Judd, 1991

Untitled, 1991
60 x 80 cm | 23 ⅝ x 31 ½ in
Screenprint and embosed lines on paper
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Serigrafía Donald Judd, 1991

Untitled, 1991
60 x 80 cm | 23 ⅝ x 31 ½ in
Screenprint and embosed lines on paper
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Serigrafía Donald Judd, 1991

Untitled, 1991
60 x 80 cm | 23 ⅝ x 31 ½ in
Screenprint and embosed lines on paper
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Serigrafía Donald Judd, 1991

Untitled, 1991
60 x 80 cm | 23 ⅝ x 31 ½ in
Screenprint and embosed lines on paper
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