The Easel

Archives: The Wall Street Journal

7th August 2018

‘Donald Judd: Specific Furniture’ Review: Designs With Purpose

Donald Judd’s boxes embody an impersonal aesthetic. The same approach produced austere pieces of furniture “no more uncomfortable than your average park bench”. Judd though of furniture as part of his art: “Art cannot be imposed upon [architecture and design]. If their nature is seriously considered the art will occur, even art close to art itself.” More images are here