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CORY REYNOLDS | DATE 4/18/2023

The Judd Foundation and McNally Jackson Present Donald Judd Spaces, with Rainer Judd, Flavin Judd and Mahfuz Sultan

Monday, May 8 at 7 PM, McNally Jackson Seaport presents the launch of Donald Judd Spaces: Judd Foundation New York & Texas, the landmark survey of Judd's iconic spaces, featuring new drawing details, archival materials and more. Rainer Judd, Flavin Judd and Mahfuz Sultan will speak. Please rsvp here.

The Judd Foundation and McNally Jackson Present Donald Judd Spaces, with Rainer Judd, Flavin Judd and Mahfuz Sultan

This second expanded edition presents an unprecedented visual survey of the living and working spaces of the artist Donald Judd in New York and Texas. Filled with newly commissioned and archival photographs alongside five essays by the artist, this book provides an opportunity to explore Judd's personal spaces, which are a crucial part of this revered artist's oeuvre.

From a 19th-century cast-iron building in Manhattan to an extensive ranch in the mountains of western Texas, this book details the interiors, exteriors and land surrounding the buildings that comprise Judd's extant living and working spaces. Readers will discover how Judd developed the concept of permanent installation at Spring Street in New York City, with artworks, furniture and decorative objects striking a balance between the building's historical qualities and his own architectural innovations. His buildings in Marfa, Texas, demonstrate how Judd reiterated his concept of integrative living on a larger scale, extending to the reaches of the Chinati Mountains at Ayala de Chinati, his 33,000-acre ranch south of the town. Each of the spaces was thoroughly considered by Judd with resolute attention to function and design. From furniture to utilitarian structures that Judd designed himself, these residences reflect Judd's consistent aesthetic. His spaces underscore his deep interest in the preservation of buildings and his deliberate interventions within existing architecture.

The Judd Foundation and McNally Jackson Present Donald Judd Spaces, with Rainer Judd, Flavin Judd and Mahfuz Sultan

Flavin Judd is Artistic Director of Judd Foundation and the son of Donald Judd. He has designed architectural spaces in the United States and Europe. He is co-designer and co-editor of Donald Judd Writings (2016), Donald Judd Interviews (2019), and Donald Judd Spaces (2020); and co-designer of Donald Judd: Artwork 1980 (2021) and Donald Judd: Artworks 1970–1994 (2022).

Rainer Judd is President of Judd Foundation and the daughter of Donald Judd. She co-directed the film Marfa Voices (2007), a documentary which portrays an intimate view of Judd and Marfa. She recently co-directed fourteen short film portraits of Judd’s spaces for the Foundation on Bloomberg Connects. She is co-editor of Donald Judd Spaces (2020).

Mahfuz Sultan is an architect, director and writer based in New York City. His writings have appeared in numerous publications including Art Papers, Harvard Design Magazine, Kaleidoscope, PIN-UP, and 032c, where he is currently a Contributing Editor.

McNally Jackson Seaport
Donald Judd Spaces
Monday, May 8, 7 PM

4 Fulton Street, New York City
RSVP for a seat, $5, here
RSVP for a seat and a book, $100, here
The Judd Foundation and McNally Jackson Present Donald Judd Spaces, with Rainer Judd, Flavin Judd and Mahfuz Sultan
The Judd Foundation and McNally Jackson Present Donald Judd Spaces, with Rainer Judd, Flavin Judd and Mahfuz Sultan
The Judd Foundation and McNally Jackson Present Donald Judd Spaces, with Rainer Judd, Flavin Judd and Mahfuz Sultan
The Judd Foundation and McNally Jackson Present Donald Judd Spaces, with Rainer Judd, Flavin Judd and Mahfuz Sultan
The Judd Foundation and McNally Jackson Present Donald Judd Spaces, with Rainer Judd, Flavin Judd and Mahfuz Sultan
The Judd Foundation and McNally Jackson Present Donald Judd Spaces, with Rainer Judd, Flavin Judd and Mahfuz Sultan

Donald Judd Spaces

Donald Judd Spaces

Judd Foundation
Clth, 9 x 12 in. / 432 pgs / 221 color / 11 b&w.