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Ten Concrete Buildings: Donald Judd’S Incomplete Integrations Of Art & Engineering, Rob Whitehead
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This paper will examine the relationship between artistic intentions and structural constraints of materiality and form related to the work of Donald Judd’s ten concrete buildings at the Chinati Foundation in Marfa, Texas. Although the project was designed to be an ambitious structural thin shell concrete buildings, only minimal documentation of the project was produced, and only portions of the buildings were eventually completed. The paper will discuss the buildings in relation to Judd’s other work, including his large-scale sculptures and other architectural designs.