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Learning from Donald Judd (2013)


Rebecca Bodicky, Dan Brewer, Jen Burris, Alex Early, Jesse Firestone, Kristin Fleischmann Brewer, Ryan Forman, Ming Hong, Blair Johnson, Carrie Keasler, Cole Lu, Philip Matthews, Joseph Rater, Edo Rosenblith, Judith Shaw, Jessie Shinn, Emmeline Solomon, Laurencia Strauss, Daniel Stumeier and Sopearb Touch

at beverly through January 4, 2014

There is a perversity in the learning process: We look backward at history and tradition to go forward; we can also look downward to go upward. And withholding judgement may be used as a tool to make later judgement more sensitive. This is a way of learning from everything. 
- Robert Venturi & Denise Scott-Brown, 
Learning from Las Vegas

There is no history.
- Donald Judd, “Some Aspects of Color in General and Red and Black in Particular”

This event series invited artists and community members to look closely at The Pulitzer Foundation’scurrent exhibition, “Donald Judd: The Multicolored Works”; collect household materials to create their own Judd-like objects; and have an opportunity to exhibit their handmade Judds at beverly, fort gondo compound for the arts' new exhibition and project space.
Text and photos by Jessica Baran