Donald Judd - Evening & Day Editions London Wednesday, June 10, 2015 | Phillips

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    Donald Judd

    American • 1928 - 1994

    Donald Judd came to critical acclaim in the 1960s with his simple, yet revolutionary, three-dimensional floor and wall objects made from new industrial materials, such as anodized aluminum, plywood and Plexiglas, which had no precedent in the visual arts. His oeuvre is characterized by the central constitutive elements of color, material and space. Rejecting the illusionism of painting and seeking an aesthetic freed from metaphorical associations, Judd sought to explore the relationship between art object, viewer and surrounding space with his so-called "specific objects." From the outset of his three-decade-long career, Judd delegated the fabrication to specialized technicians. Though associated with the minimalist movement, Judd did not wish to confine his practice to this categorization.


    Inspired by architecture, the artist also designed and produced his own furniture, predominantly in wood, and eventually hired a diverse team of carpenters late in his career.

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Untitled, from Hommage à Picasso

Screenprint, on wove paper, with full margins,
S. 57 x 75.9 cm (22 1/2 x 29 7/8 in.)
I. 30.8 x 68.5 cm (12 1/8 x 26 7/8 in.)

signed and numbered 81/90 in pencil (there were also 30 impressions in Roman numerals reserved for museums, plus 15 artist's proofs), published by Propyläen Verlag, Berlin and Pantheon Presse, Rome, unframed.

£600 - 800 

Sold for £1,250

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Evening & Day Editions

London Auction 11 June 2015 2pm & 6pm