Marfa, Texas—Cowboy Cool and a World-Famous Art Scene: Visit the USA

Marfa, Texas—Cowboy Cool and a World-Famous Art Scene: Visit the USA — August 2016.

In 1971, minimalist artist Donald Judd headed west from New York in search of a place to create and permanently house his increasingly large-form sculptures. He settled on a most unlikely place: the small town of Marfa, Texas. At a decommissioned military base, he created the Chinati Foundation, which has become one of the country’s finest exhibition spaces for contemporary installation art and put the town of Marfa on the map.

Read the full story at http://www.visittheusa.com/usa/experiences/t/texas/marfa-art-and-culture.aspx

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