Donald Judd

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Birthday
3, 1928
Birthplace
Excelsior Springs, MO
Death Date
Feb 12, 1994 (65)
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
3, 1928
Birthplace
Excelsior Springs, MO
Death Date
Feb 12, 1994 (65)

About

Minimalist sculptor whose most famous works sit in Munster (Germany), Marfa (Texas, U.S.), and Jerusalem (Israel). He detested the term, minimalism, and was focused more on eliminating compositional hierarchy from his work.

Before Fame

He attended the College of William and Mary, where he studied philosophy. He finished his degree at Columbia University School of General Studies and studied with Meyer Schapiro and Rudolf Wittkower for his Master's in art history.

Trivia

He taught courses at Oberlin College.

Family Life

His family was residing in Excelsior Springs, Missouri, when he was born. He married dancer Julie Finch, with whom he had two children.

Associated With

He was a contemporary of Jasper Johns.