Donald Judd

Untitled

1961–9

View this artwork by appointment, at Tate Britain's Prints and Drawings Rooms

Medium
Woodcut on paper
Dimensions
Image: 650 x 405 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Purchased 1991
Reference
P77485

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This print is from a series of twenty-six woodcuts in cadmium red, all of which have the same rhomboid composition and which explore thirteen subtle variations on the vertical lines which break up the block of pure colour. Each variation has its mirror image within the suite. Judd followed this series with another very similar suite of twelve rhomboid woodcuts, this time printed in blue. Together the two groups constitute his first true incursion into the pure unmodulated colour and rigorous geometry of his later printed work.

Gallery label, August 2004

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