Progressions 1960s & 1970s
London 25 November 2009 - 29 January 2010
Simon Lee Gallery is proud to present Donald Judd: Progressions 1960s and 1970s, a solo show of the late American artist’s three dimensional wall mounted works. This show of early wall pieces is a focused cross section of Judd’s exploration into the relationships between colour, space and the object, which has defined his career as one of the most prominent in art history. Donald Judd (1928-1994) is a name widely associated with minimalist art. From the Early 1960s Judd was experimenting with space, geometry, form, and material in ways that had not really been considered before. Pre-occupied with the complex issues surrounding the image, representation, and perception in art, Judd sought to establish a practice removed of all representative imagery, subject matter, composition and symbolism. In other words he strove for objectivity in his work, and by moving away from painting, or two dimensional work, he was able to produce...