Treatment of Donald Judd’s Untitled 1977: Retention of the original acrylic sheets

Eleonora E. Nagy, Bettina Landgrebe, and Shelley M. Smith


This paper presents a new treatment method for Donald Judd’s geometric, three-dimensional works comprised of acrylic sheets adhered to metal supports. The purpose of this paper is to establish a new standard for retaining, rather than replacing, the original acrylic sheets, which are a critical component of such works of art.

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2011 | Philadelphia | Volume 18