Minimalism – a response to Abstract Expressionism

  • No deep meaning
  • Set of possibilities
  • Art is on the surface
  • Your interaction to the art
  • Industrial materials
  • 1960’s – 70’s
  • Influenced by De Stijl, Constructivism
  • Geometric essentials
  • Blurs boundaries between painting and sculptures
  • Minimum number of colours, shapes, lines and textures

Main artists

  • Donald Judd
  • Frank Stella
  • Robert Morris
  • Carl Andre

Equivalent VIII 1966 by Carl Andre born 1935

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