Important 20th Century Design Session 1 /20 May 2007


Donald Judd

USA, 1979
15 w × 16 d × 30 h in (38 × 41 × 76 cm)

This example was one of Judd's earliest experiments in chair design and was never put into production. Built in his Marfa studio, the chair is hand-signed and dated in pencil to underside: [DJ 79 C].

provenance: Gift from the artist to Flavin Judd, New York Sotheby's, New York, December 13, 2003, Lot 716 Private collection, Los Angeles

exhibited: Design/Art: Functional Objects from Donald Judd to Rachel Whiteread, Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum, Smithsonian Institution, New York, September 2004-February 2005

estimate: $40,000–60,000

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