Defining Art with Donald Judd 

“If someone says it’s art, it’s art.” —Donald Judd

Donald Judd , Defining Art with Donald Judd

We’re mulling over this thought-provoking quote for our Monday Motivation. To artist Donald Judd, as soon as an artwork was identified as art, that’s what it was! In your opinion, what makes something art? Does it require certain qualities or characteristics? Why or why not?

An abstract artwork with a brightly colored background and seven horizontal lines cutting across it. 
Donald Judd; Untitled, 1993-1994; Carnegie Museum of Art: Mr. and Mrs. Charles Denby Fund. © Judd Foundation / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York