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Actual space is intrinsically more powerful and specific than paint on a flat surface.
—Donald Judd

Gagosian is pleased to present the first solo exhibition dedicated to Donald Judd (1928–1994) in Hong Kong. Judd played a central role in defining the art of his time, and his work continues to be influential today. The exhibition will feature significant pieces from the 1960s through the 1990s and is the gallery’s first presentation of Judd’s work since announcing its representation of the artist and Judd Foundation in September.

The exhibition highlights a selection of Judd’s single-unit wall pieces from 1965 through 1991. They are made with some of the primary elements in his material vocabulary: galvanized iron, colored plexiglass, plywood, anodized aluminum, and painted aluminum. The carefully proportioned forms of the works emphasize the intrinsic qualities of their materials and the relationships between their parts and the whole.

Also on view in Hong Kong are two floor pieces from 1989 made from unpainted Douglas fir plywood. Defined by their horizontal and vertical planes, with segments arranged on a diagonal, these works’ precise internal division transforms their occupation of space and effectively channels light and shade. As such, they typify the way in which the structural clarity of Judd’s art heightens perceptual exchange between the work, its surroundings, and the viewer.

Eileen Costello, Marta Kuzma, and Caitlin Murray on Donald Judd: Paintings

In Conversation
Eileen Costello, Marta Kuzma, and Caitlin Murray on Donald Judd: Paintings

Art historian Eileen Costello and Yale School of Art professor Marta Kuzma discuss Donald Judd’s two-dimensional work and how the lessons he learned from the innovations of Abstract Expressionist and Color Field paintings permeate his entire body of work. Their conversation is moderated by Caitlin Murray, director of archives and programs at Judd Foundation.

Peter Ballantine and Martha Buskirk on Donald Judd

In Conversation
Peter Ballantine and Martha Buskirk on Donald Judd

Peter Ballantine, Donald Judd’s longtime fabricator of plywood works, and Martha Buskirk, professor of art history and criticism at Montserrat College of Art in Beverly, Massachusetts, discuss the development, production, and history of the largest plywood construction Judd ever made, an untitled work from 1980.

Donald Judd: Untitled: 1970

Donald Judd: Untitled: 1970

In this video, Flavin Judd, the artist’s son and artistic director of Judd Foundation, discusses a historic large-scale work by his father from 1970, ahead of its presentation at Art Basel Unlimited 2024.

Gagosian Quarterly Fall 2022

Now available
Gagosian Quarterly Fall 2022

The Fall 2022 issue of Gagosian Quarterly is now available, featuring Jordan Wolfson’s House with Face (2017) on its cover.

There is No Neutral Space: The Architecture of Donald Judd, Part 2

There is No Neutral Space: The Architecture of Donald Judd, Part 2

In this second installment of a two-part essay, Julian Rose continues his exploration of Donald Judd’s engagement with architecture. Here, he examines the artist’s proposals for projects in Bregenz, Austria, and in Basel, arguing that Judd’s approach to shaping space provides a model for contemporary architectural production.

Judd Foundation Archives

Building a Legacy
Judd Foundation Archives

Richard Shiff speaks with Caitlin Murray, director of archives and programs at Judd Foundation, about the archive of Donald Judd, how to approach materials that occupy the gray area between document and art, and some of the considerations unique to stewarding an archive housed within and adjacent to spaces conceived by the artist.

There Is No Neutral Space: The Architecture of Donald Judd, Part 1

There Is No Neutral Space: The Architecture of Donald Judd, Part 1

Julian Rose explores the question: what does it mean for an artist to make architecture? Delving into the archives of Donald Judd, he examines three architectural projects by the artist. Here, in the first installment of a two-part essay, he begins with an invitation in Bregenz, Austria, in the early 1990s, before turning to an earlier project, in Marfa, Texas, begun in 1979.

Donald Judd: Exhibition Tour

Behind the Art
Donald Judd: Exhibition Tour

In this video, Flavin Judd, the artist’s son and artistic director of Judd Foundation, leads a walkthrough of the exhibition Donald Judd: Artwork: 1980 at Gagosian, West 21st Street, New York. Flavin connects the work to the concurrent retrospective at the Museum of Modern Art, New York, and the permanent installations in Marfa, Texas, highlighting how it fits within Judd’s oeuvre.

Donald Judd: Artwork: 1980

Donald Judd: Artwork: 1980

Flavin Judd, the artist’s son and artistic director of Judd Foundation, speaks with Kara Vander Weg about the recent installation of the sculptor’s eighty-foot-long plywood work from 1980 at Gagosian, New York.

Cover of the book Donald Judd: Artwork: 1980

Donald Judd: Artwork: 1980

$150
Cover of the book Donald Judd: Paintings

Donald Judd: Paintings

$50
Front cover of the Donald Judd Furniture Retrospective rare book

Donald Judd Furniture Retrospective

$1,500
Cover of Don Judd: Structures

Don Judd: Structures

$1,000
Cover of Donald Judd: Skulpturen rare book

Donald Judd: Skulpturen

$1,000
Cover of the Spring 2022 issue of Gagosian Quarterly magazine, featuring artwork by Maurizio Cattelan

Gagosian Quarterly: Spring 2022 Issue

$20
Cover of the Summer 2022 issue of Gagosian Quarterly magazine, featuring artwork by Takashi Murakami

Gagosian Quarterly: Summer 2022 Issue

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Cover of the Fall 2022 issue of Gagosian Quarterly magazine, featuring artwork by Jordan Wolfson

Gagosian Quarterly: Fall 2022 Issue

$20
Cover of the Summer 2020 issue of Gagosian Quarterly magazine, featuring artwork by Joan Jonas

Gagosian Quarterly: Summer 2020 Issue

$20