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  • Collection: Contemporary Marfa

Judd Building.jpg
The Judd Foundation has locations in both Marfa and New York City, and it maintains all of Judd’s permanently installed living and working spaces, libraries, and archives. It also provides programming and access to these resources.

Ballroom Marfa.jpg
Ballroom Marfa is a non-profit arts center and gallery housed in an old dance hall. It supports various artistic expressions and is very much engaged in the local art community.

Presidio County Courthouse.jpg
This photograph depicts the Presidio County courthouse on Marfa's main street.

Brite Building.jpg
Built in 1831, this building (sometimes called the Marfa National Bank building) now houses restaurants, art galleries, and high-end apartment rentals through El Cosmico.

West Texas Utilities Company, Food Shark Lounge.jpg
Another repurposed historic building, the West Texas Utilities Company was the Future Shark Cafeteria and Day Lounge, a popular tourist destination in Marfa, until it recently closed. There is also a Food Shark food truck, which is also very popular.

Marfa Contemporary.jpg
Housed in an old gas station, Marfa Contemporary is a contemporary artists' association that offers exhibits and art classes free of charge.

El Cosmico.jpg
This image shows some of the trailers available to rent at the bohemian El Cosmico campground in Marfa. El Cosmico also offers teepee and tent camping.

Palace Theatre.jpg
This image shows Marfa's art deco Palace Theatre. Once a movie theatre, this building is now David Kimble Illustration. This image illustrates another artist's use of a historic building as a working studio and business.

This Is Not Art Trash Can.jpg
This image shows a trash can with the words "This Is Not Art" and "Don't Mess with Texas" on it. Because of its location in Marfa, a town filled with art and installations, it seems to be in response to the influx of art and perhaps the creator's own…

Untitled Installations.jpg
There are 100 of these untitled aluminum installations by Donald Judd housed at the Chinati Foundation in Marfa. They are sometimes called Judd's "boxes" or "cubes."
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