What is minimalism• Minimalism began during 50’s and 70’s.• Minimalist artist use simple geometric shapesin repeated patterns to create art.• In minimalism the work is stripped down to itsmod fundamental form.
Social Influence• Post WWII• Influenced by abstract expressionism.• Shakers• Influenced by constructivists– they usedgeometric shapes in their art work• Also influenced by Duchamp.
Donald Judd• Born in late 1920 and passed away in 1994• One of the leading minimalist• Focuses on three main things1. Boxes2. Stacks3. Progression