Filmed in the fall of 1972, The Artist's Studio: Donald Judd explores the concepts surrounding minimalism, sculpture, and geometric form. After studying art history under Rudolf Wittkower and Meyer Schapiro at Columbia University, Judd launched his career as a painter but was soon drawn to creating three dimensional structures. Made with common materials such as plywood, metal and Plexiglass, Judd's sculptures confront the ideas of space, object and tangible art. Judd discusses his projects, intentions and future plans in his SoHo studio and later, his Marfa home.
Michael Blackwood Productions
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There were several problems that I finally could not solve in painting. I would get something in one painting that I would like, and other things I didn't like so much. The next painting would have something else I would like but some of the other things I didn't like. Nothing ever worked together. The paintings occurred one by one. it would leave always something unresolved. Some of the first three-dimensional things, several of the things I was interested in, occurred all at once. That's a ...