Behind the Scenes of James Rosenquist's Judd Foundation Installation
A Pop pioneer who got his start painting billboards may not seem like the likeliest collaborator for a famous minimalist, but Donald Judd first entertained the idea of exhibiting James Rosenquist’s loud canvases at his estate back in the late ‘80s. It didn’t come to pass, though, until just this week, as Rosenquist became the first living artist to show at the Judd Foundation, the late artist's former home and studio on Spring Street. Judd's praise for Rosenquist stretches back the ‘60s, pointing to him in his reviews for the likes of Art in America as “one of the first-known of the so-called pop artists."....
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Image: Horse Blinders (east) and Horse Blinders (west), 1972; Shadows, 1961, at the Judd Foundation, NYC. Photo by Siyoung Song. Artwork © Estate of James Rosenquist/Licensed by VAGA, NY. All rights reserved.