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Judd FoundationNew York, NY
Donald Clarence Judd
From 1968 until his death in 1994, the sculptor Donald Judd used this 1870 cast-iron loft building as his home and studio. Here he had the opportunity to demonstrate his ideas about art installation. Judd’s use of the building is seen as part of the rise of the SoHo artistic community in New York City.
Suzy Frelinghuysen
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George L.K. Morris
This Bauhaus-inspired 1930’s and 40s Modernist structure was the home and studio of Suzy Frelinghuysen and George L.K. Morris, painters and founding members of the American Abstract Artists. They championed American abstract art and collected the 20th century’s greatest abstract art, including works by Picasso, Gris, Matisse and Leger. Their house embodies the artistic and stylistic innovations of Modernism. It is an immersion in the challenging and inspiring world of these pioneering Modern artists.
Wharton Esherick
Wharton Esherick is considered one of the most important furniture designers of the twentieth century. His home and studio, built and expanded over a period of 40 years, reflects the Esherick’s evolving style, from Arts & Crafts to the Studio Furniture Movement. Left as it was when he lived and worked there, the complex of buildings display Esherick’s genius for designing for human comfort, enjoyment, and use. Esherick considered his studio his autobiography. Visitors interact with the space and touch the wooden sculpture and furniture.
Arthur Dove
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Helen Torr
Originally a post office and general store, this humble cottage was the home of the Modernist artists Arthur Dove and Helen Torr from 1938 until their respective deaths in 1946 and 1967. Located on the banks of picturesque Titus Mill Pond, Centerport, NY, the cottage’s surroundings provided the subject matter – light, wind, water, and sand – for some of Arthur Dove’s and Helen Torr’s most inspired paintings.