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PARKHOTEL MONDSCHEIN

A Rich Cultural History Combined with a Refined Design Aesthetic at this Modern Luxe Hotel

FUFU KYOTO

An Intimate Luxury Hotel that Entwines Traditional Japanese Dining, Architecture and Hospitality with Modern Elegance

JACQUEMUS PARIS

A Pure Interior Led By Playfulness and Surprise

The Gdańsk Shakespeare Theatre

The Charred-Brick 'Black Box' Presenting The Beauty Of Theatre & Performance

GAIA

British Artist Luke Jerram’s Explores The Vastness of Our Earth

Honouring ISSEY MIYAKE

The Legacy Remains: Merging Art & Fashion, East & West, Tradition & Technical Innovation

UNITED PLACES BOTANIC GARDENS

Local and Luxurious, A Melbourne Boutique Hotel That Gets It Right

Naoshima Ryokan ROKA

Designed by Okayama-based studio Nottuo, a New Modern Stay on Japan’s ‘Art Island’

Restaurang ÄNG

NORM Architects Creates A Light-Filled Glasshouse For The Michelin-Starred Restaurant

JAPANESE CRAFTSMANSHIP: BAMBOO WEAVING

In The Quiet Backstreets Of Kyoto's South Higashiya, Find A Master Craftsman

HOMME PLISSÉ ISSEY MIYAKE SS23

As Ever, The Joy Of Movement & Ease of Pleats Prevails

Serpentine Pavilion 2022

Artist Theaster Gates Designs the 21st Pavilion

BRUT-AL

Argentinian-Australian Designer Alexander Lotersztain's Ode to Brutalism

Serpentine Pavilions 2000-2021

A Champ Online Retrospective Of Two Decades of The Radical Architectural Event

PURE FORM

The Art Gallery of South Australia Presents Japan's Avant-Garde Ceramics

KABIRA & KANGRI

The Beauty Of Indian Textile Craftsmanship In ISSEY MIYAKE Sub-Brand HaaT's SS22 Collection

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