A-Level: Pop abstraction + non-objective

Richard Serra, Band
Serra’s sculpture creates new spaces within the architecture of the room.

Richard Serra, Band

Donald Judd, Untitled, 1969, ten copper units, each 9 x 40 x 31 inches with 9 inch intervals (Guggenheim Museum, New York)
Judd’s boxes were made by factory workers, not by the artist—but he provided instructions.

Donald Judd, Untitled

Jackie Winsor, #1 Rope- detail
Women’s labor and the passage of time are evoked in this sculpture constructed of organic materials.

Jackie Winsor, #1 Rope

Eva Hesse, Untitled, enamel paint, string, papier-mâché, elastic cord, 1966 (MoMA) (photo credit: Steven Zucker)
Her friends were into high conceptualism, but Hesse’s own approach is more playful, bodily, and feminist.

Eva Hesse, Untitled

Helen Frankenthaler, The Bay, 1963, acrylic on canvas, 6' 8-7/8" x 6' 9-7/8" (Detroit Institute of Arts)
She was a pioneer of the “soak-stain method” of diluting acrylic paint and pouring it into unprimed canvas.

Helen Frankenthaler, The Bay