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Artist of the moment……..Furniture Designer Richard Judd

 

Richard Judd is a modern fAmerican furniture designer. Richard Judd was born in Marshfield, Wisconsin in the year 1953.

Judd attended the University of Wisconsin at Madison for two years before finishing up and earning a degree from University of Wisconsin at Milwaukee in architecture.

Below a link to the website of Richard Judd:

http://richardjudd.com/section/243404.html

Price range information: Works range from $1,000 to $9,000.

Judd is based out of Wisconsin. He opened a retail establishment called the Zazen Gallery that covers many aspects of home interior design.

Of the many furniture designers covered here I find him similar to Ron Arad. In addition to the their wonderful chairs, both artists use line in curvy rather that straight lines to make some very artsy and elegant bookshelves.

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Artist of the moment……Bruce Nauman

Bruce Nauman is an American painter and printmaker and sculptor who has worked with the figure but is more known for his very large abstract body of work. Bruce Nauman was born in Fort Wayne, Indiana in the year 1951. Nauman also was among the first artists to work with neon signage and also video art.

For his artistic education Nauman attended the University of Wisconsin at Madison where he studied math first before switching to art. Nauman went on to graduate and earn a MFA from the University of California at Davis.

Price range information: Works range from lithographs at the low end starting for around $5,000. Nauman has had sculpture works, one recently made out of wax, break the two million dollar barrier at auction.

Bruce Nauman has done many works dealing with text. Here we see a recent show that displayed his play with words using neon. The show took place in London, England:

In this clip from the wonderful  PBS series Art21 we here about some people who influenced Bruce Nauman:

Nauman is also married to an artist who will be an upcoming post, Susan Rothenberg. She is a painter and printmaker portraying the figure and animals with quick and lively brushwork. Below an example of her style.

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Yet another great artistic family!

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