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The Chinati Foundation

The Contemporary Art Destination in Marfa Founded by Pioneering American Artist Donald Judd

January, 2019
Donald Judd, 100 untitled works in mill aluminum, 1982-1986 | Photo credit: Donald Judd, 100 untitled works in mill aluminum, 1982-1986. Permanent collection, the Chinati Foundation, Marfa, Texas. Photo by Douglas Tuck, courtesy of the Chinati Foundation. Donald Judd Art © 2017 Judd Foundation / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York.

Renowned American artist Donald Judd, founded The Chinati Foundation and structured it’s focus on the development of artists which continues to champion outstanding talent to this day.

Located in Marfa, Texas, the contemporary art museum is set up on 340 acres of land, where large-scale installations are freely enjoyed through the surrounding landscape and the experience of art curated alongside nature.

Our fascination with the curated unification of art and nature continues to grow. The Chinati Foundation are amongst the location-defying museums intertwining these two genres to create alternative and revolutionary experiences. We were surprised to find out that the Dia Art Foundation in New York initiated it’s creation, in addition to also doing so with Turrell’s Roden Crater project (Champ story here).

Places such as The Chinati Foundation are at the forefront of visitor experience and encouraging widespread interest and understanding in art. Arranging educational programs, the Foundation also supports local communities and works together with cultural institutions worldwide.

Donald Judd, 15 untitled works in concrete, 1980-1984, detail. 2.5 x 2.5 x 5 meters. Permanent collection, the Chinati Foundation, Marfa, Texas. Photo by Douglas Tuck, courtesy of the Chinati Foundation. Art © Judd Foundation/Licensed by VAGA, New York, NY
Robert Irwin, untitled (dawn to dusk), 2016 | Photo credit: Robert Irwin, untitled (dawn to dusk), installation exterior, 2016. Permanent collection, The Chinati Foundation, Marfa, Texas. Photo by © Philipp Scholz Rittermann, courtesy of the Chinati Foundation. © 2017 Robert Irwin / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York.
Donald Judd, 100 untitled works in mill aluminum, 1982-1986 | Courtesy of the Chinati Foundation. Art © Judd Foundation/Licensed by VAGA, New York, NY
Carl Andre, Words, 1958-1972 | Photo credit: Carl Andre, Words, 1958-1972. Permanent collection, the Chinati Foundation, Marfa, Texas. Credit: Photo courtesy of the Chinati Foundation. © Carl Andre/Licensed by VAGA, New York, NY
Dan Flavin, untitled (Marfa project), 1996 | Photo credit: Dan Flavin, untitled (Marfa project), 1996, detail. Permanent collection, the Chinati Foundation, Marfa, Texas. Credit: Photo by Douglas Tuck, 2009, courtesy of the Chinati Foundation. © 2011 Stephen Flavin / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York
John Chamberlain, various works, 1972-1983 | Photo credit: John Chamberlain, 22 variously titled works in painted and chromium-plated steel, 1972-1982. Permanent collection, the Chinati Foundation, Marfa, Texas. Credit: Photo by Florian Holzherr, 2001, courtesy of the Chinati Foundation. © Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

THE CHINATI FOUNDATION
1 Cavalry Row,
Marfa, Texas
United States

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January, 2019