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Galvanized Iron 17 January 1973

Galvanized Iron 17 January 1973

Donald Judd (in 1973)

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  • Enrique Toledo asked

    Hello, are the cubes made of actual iron?

  • Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen answered

    Hi Enrique, yes they are made of galvanised iron. Best, Rianne

  • chloe brown asked

    what are the dimensions of the piece?

  • Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen answered

    Hi Chloe, you can find the dimensions under specifications, on the object page on Collection Boijmans Online but here you go: 101,6 (h) x 482,6 (w) x 101,6 (d) cm. Best Rianne

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This work by Donald Judd, acquired by the museum in 1979, is a characteristic example of Minimalist art. In the 1960s and 1970s artists pushed their quest for a pure and abstract art form to the extreme. They believed that a form, colour or surface should refer to nothing other than itself. Judd made Minimalist three-dimensional forms from which every form of personal expression is excluded.

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Specifications

Title Galvanized Iron 17 January 1973
Material and technique Galvanised iron
Object type
Sculpture > Three-dimensional object > Art object
Location This object is in storage
Dimensions Height 101.6 cm
Width 482.6 cm
Depth 101.6 cm
Artists Kunstenaar: Donald Judd
Accession number BEK 1563 a-d (MK)
Credits Aankoop / Purchase: Stichting Fonds Willem van Rede 1979
Department Modern Art
Acquisition date 1979
Age artist About 45 years old
Collector Collector / W. van Rede
Internal exhibitions Minimal myth (2012)
Kunst van formaat. De collectie XL vanaf de jaren vijftig (2018)
Research Digitising Contemporary Art
Material
Object
Technique
Galvanize > Galvanized > Shaping techniques > Metal working technique > Technique > Material and technique
Galvanize > Galvanized > Shaping techniques > Metal working technique > Technique > Material and technique
Geographical origin The United States of America > North America > America

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Donald Judd

Excelsior Springs 1928 - New York 1994

Around 1960, Judd, who has been trained as an artist and art historian, began experimenting with three-dimensional shapes. For his sculptures he mainly used...

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