Knowing that the Museum of Modern Art was in the process of planning a Donald Judd retrospective, the Pulitzer invited Ann Temkin to lead a two-day symposium that considered the artist’s multicolored work within the larger context of his career. The first of three sessions focused on Judd’s innovations as a colorist and contextualized his various approaches. The second session, led by Richard Shiff, considered whether Judd’s multicolored works present a new idiom or if they attest to a continuity in his oeuvre as a whole. The final session, moderated by David Raskin, turned to the subject of Judd’s politics and ethics. Where, the group considered, might we locate the artist’s ethics in these multicolored works?
Donald Judd with Ann TemkinDec 14, 2013